|George M. Bee|
George M. Bee was appointed a Director of the Company on November 24, 2012. Mr. Bee served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Andina Minerals Inc. beginning 2009 until January 2013. From 2007 to 2009, he was Chief Operating Officer for Aurelian Resources, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Kinross Gold Corporation. Mr. Bee served in various senior management and operational positions at Barrick Gold Corporation during two terms of service with the company, first from 1989 to 1995 and then from 1998 to 2007. From 1996 to 1998 he was Manager of Planning and Evaluation at Kinross Gold Corporation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sandspring Resources Ltd. Mr. Bee served briefly on the Board of Directors of Peregrine Metals Ltd., which was acquired by Stillwater Mining Company in 2011. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, United Kingdom.