Silver Producer Focused on Growth - Mexico

Three producing silver mines/mills in Mexico, the Guanacevi Mine in Durango State and the Bolanitos and El Cubo in Guanajuato. Production forcast for 2013: 8M Oz Eq @ 8-9$/Oz

Endeavour Silver Corp. Management


& Directors

Bradford Cooke, M.Sc., P.Geo.
Position: Chairman & CEO


Professional geologist with 32 years experience in the mining industry, specializing in the financing, acquisition, exploration and development of mineral deposits.

B.Sc. Geology degree (Honors), Queens University, Kingston ON, 1976

M.Sc. Geology degree, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, 1984.

From 1976 to 1982, worked as project geologist managing mineral exploration programs for uranium, base metals and precious metals across Canada with Noranda Mines, Shell Minerals and Chevron Minerals.

Between 1983 and 1987, owned and operated Cooke Geological Consultants Ltd., discovering several high grade gold vein deposits for clients in British Columbia.

In 1988, Mr. Cooke launched Canarc Resource Corp., a junior gold exploration and mining company focused on exploring and developing prospective gold properties throughout North, Central and South America. Canarc successfully delineated a 1.3 million oz gold resource at its core asset, the New Polaris project in BC. and is currently focused on developing New Polaris into western Canada's next high grade gold mine.

In 2003 Brad formed Endeavour Silver Corp. for the express purpose of acquiring advanced high-grade silver projects in Mexico. Within six months of acquiring the Guanacevi Mines project in Durango, Endeavour discovered and developed into production the new high-grade Porvenir silver mine. Today, Endeavour is one of the fastest growing primary producers of silver worldwide.

Has successfully raised over CA$200 million in equity and joint venture financings for resource projects since 1988.

Involved in several grass roots gold discoveries over the past 20 years.

Published several geological/geochemical papers in leading technical journals.

Member in good standing of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the B.C.- Yukon Chamber of Mines, and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada.

Godfrey Walton, M.Sc., P.Geo.
Position: President & COO


Professional geologist with 34 years experience in the mining sector, specializing in the exploration and development of ore deposits.

B.Sc. Geology (Honours) degree, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, 1974.

M.Sc. Geology degree, Queens University, Kingston ON, 1978.

From 1974 to 1993, worked as project and senior geologist for INCO, Chevron Minerals and Hemlo Gold Mines, managing exploration and development programs for uranium, precious metals and base metals in Canada and the Lisheen zinc-lead-silver discovery/mine in Ireland.

Since 1993, acted as geological consultant with G.J. Walton and Associates Ltd. in the evaluation and management of mineral projects throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Acted as Vice President for Canarc Resource Corp. since 1995 and President of Endeavour Silver since 2004.

Published several geological/geochemical papers in leading technical journals.

Active Member of APEGBC, CIMM, MAC, SEG, PDAC and BCYCM.

Dan Dickson, B.Comm.
Position: Interim Chief Financial Officer


Chartered Accountant with 6 years experience in the industry.

B.Comm Accounting, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, 2002

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, 2004

From 2001 to 2007 Dan worked with KPMG LLP in the assurance group primarily focused on precious metals companies listed on North American stock exchanges.

Joined Endeavour Silver Corp as Controller in March 2007

Appointed Interim CFO at Endeavour Silver March 2008

David Howe, M.Sc. Mining Geology
Position: Vice President, Mexico Operations


Professional Geologist with 19 years experience in precious and base metal mines including 3 succesful mine start-ups.

B.Sc. Geology degree (Honours), Oxford Brooks University, Oxfordshire, England.

M.Sc. Mining Geology, Camborne School of Mines, England

Extensive experience in Latin America and the Caribbean, fluent in Spanish.

In 2006 & 2007, David was General Manager of St. Ann Jamaica Bauxite Ltd. reponsible for all Jamaican operations with 750 employees. Was succesful in increasing mine production to record rates from 4.7 to 5.1 DMT and achieved record highs for mining, railing and shipping.

From 2000 to 2005, he was Vice-President Operations/GM of Hecla Venezuela (Hecla Mining Company) at their La Camorra and Isidora Mines. Managed 800 employees and participated in turnaround at La Camorra in to a low cost profitable operation.

In 1998 & 1999 David was Superintendant of Engineering & Geology Monarch Resources and Hecla Mining Company Venezuela.

From 1996 to 1998 he was the Exploration Manager for American Resource Corporation later Rea Gold Corp. in Uruguay.

In 1994-95 David was the Chief Mine Geologist for Monarch Resources, Venezuela.

From 1989 - 1993 he was the Mine Geologist with American Pacific Mining and Breakwater Resources, Honduras.

Has published a number of papers on the La Camorra Mine in Venezuela.

Affilited with Society of Mining Engineers (AIME), the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce and Alumni Associations.

Barry Devlin, M.Sc., P.Geo.
Position: Vice President, Exploration


Professional geologist with 27 years of experience in hands-on field work and management of international exploration programs and production geology.

B.Sc. Geology (Honours) degree, 1981, M.Sc. Geology degree, 1987, both from The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

From 1981 to 1990, worked as a project geologist in exploration and mine development for U.S. Borax & Chemical Corp., Derry, Michener, Booth & Wahl, Dolly Varden Minerals, Welcome North Mines and Equinox Resources, and as a mine geologist for Total Erickson Resources. Programs included exploring, developing and producing precious and base metals projects in Canada and the USA.

From 1990 to 2007, Barry worked for Hecla Mining Company, initially as a mine geologist at the Republic gold-silver mine in northeast Washington State, and subsequently as Chief Mine Geologist and District Geologist. During the past 12 years, he has mainly been involved in Hecla's exploration activities throughout North and South America. He most recently held the position of Manager of Generative Exploration having responsibility for identifying exploration opportunities worldwide, with a focus on new silver projects.

Managed exploration and production geology programs that led to successful reserve and resource expansion at mining operations and participated in discovery, acquisition and development of many precious and base metal occurrences in western Canada, northwest USA, Mexico, PerĂº and Venezuela.

Published geological/geochemical papers on several silver and gold deposits in western Canada and the USA.

Member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada, and member of the Society of Economic Geologists

Hugh Clarke
Position: Vice President, Corporate Communications


Over 30 years experience in financial community.

From 1972 to 1982, Hugh worked with Scotiabank and was promoted nine times during that period.

Joined the brokerage industry in 1982 with Walwyn Stodgell Cochran Murray and was a perennial member of that company's President's Club.

Was recruited by Dean Witter in 1988 and left the brokerage business in 1990.

During the 1990's he was involved in the formation and financing of a number of different public companies and served as an officer and director with these companies.

From 2000 to 2003 Hugh worked in investor relations at Hunter Dickinson Inc.

Since 1974 he has been actively involved in the precious metals sector as an investor and trader.

Joined Endeavour Silver in October, 2003.

Miguel A. Ordaz R., Ing.
Position: Mexico Projects Director and Legal Representative in Mexico


Geological engineer with over 30 years experience in mineral exploration and mine management in Mexico.

Ing. Geo. degree, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato MX, 1968.

From 1972 to 1991, worked as geological engineer, projects manager, department head and branch director for various Mexican branches of the Mexican Government, including the geological survey (CRM), non-metallic minerals commission (FMNMM), uranium branch and mines commission (COFOMI).

From 1991 to 1994 was Director of COFOMI in Guanacevi, responsible for facilitating small to medium scale mining through investment, exploration, beneficiation, commercialisation and industrial studies.

Between 1994 and 2003, worked as a mining consultant, exploration manager and general manager for Mexican mining companies including advanced exploration projects for Minera Fuerte Mayo and mine exploration, development and operations for Real de Panuco.

Since 2003, acted as Projects Director and legal representative for Endeavour in Mexico, responsible for evaluating dozens of exploration and mining projects, and introducing Endeavour to the Santa Cruz silver mine and Guanacevi process plant.

Leonard Harris, Metallurgical Engineer.
Position: Director


Professional engineer with Metallurgy diploma and 50 years experience in all aspects of mineral processing and mining operations world wide, including the construction of the Yanacocha gold mine in Peru.

Metallurgy diploma, Mount Morgan Technical College, Queensland, AU, 1949.

From 1943 to 1974, acted as metallurgist in various mining operations in Australia, Ghana and Peru, with Mount Morgan, MIM, Radium Hill, Tarkwa and Aboso Mines, Cerro de Pasco, Texada and Cerro Corp.

Between 1974 and 1995, was senior executive with Newmont Mining including VP, Research and Development, VP Metallurgical Operations, VP Newmont Latin America and President, Newmont Peru, responsible for the construction and operation of the Yanacocha Gold Mine, which is today one of the largest gold mines in the world.

Since 1995, consultant and Director of several small cap mining companies including Glamis Gold, Solitario Resources, Alamos Minerals, Corriente Resources, Cardero Resources, Canarc Resource and Endeavour Silver.

Geoff Handley, B.Sc.
Position: Director


Professional geologist with more than 30 years experience in global mineral exploration, acquisitions, corporate development and strategic planning.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology and Chemistry, James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia, 1976.

From 1976 to 1981, worked for BHP Exploration, Placer Prospecting and AMP Society as a geologist, geochemist and analyst respectively.

Between 1981 and 1993, rose through ranks at Placer Pacific as Senior Geologist, Exploration Manager and General Manager

In 1993, moved into corporate development at Placer Dome Inc., as VP, Senior VP and Executive VP of Strategic-Development where he managed the defence to the Barrick take-over bid.

Mr. Handley's accomplishments include overseeing the delineation of more than 20 million ounces of gold at Porgera, 4 million oz gold at Granny Smith, 13 million oz PGM's at Sedibelo, 15 million oz gold at Pueblo Viejo and the acquistions of CSR's Mineral assets (Granny Smith and Osborne projects), East African Gold Mines, Aurion Gold, Highlands Gold and Placer Pacific.

Rex McLennan, B.Sc., M.B.A.
Position: Director


In February 2008 appointed Chief Financial Officer of Viterra Inc., Canada's leader in the agribusiness industry

From 2005 Rex served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Organizing Committee where he led and successfully completed the development of the 2010 games operations budget and risk management functions

In 1991, he joined Placer Dome Inc. and served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2005 and was appointed a director of the World Gold Council, London UK

From 1980 to 1991 Rex worked with Imperial Oil Limited, a subsidiary of Exxon Corporation, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in the area of economics, planning, treasury and capital market operations.

B.Sc. Mathematics and Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

M.B.A. (Hons.) Finance and Accounting, McGill University, Montreal

Director of Zincore Metals Inc. and Tournigan Energy Inc.

Member of the Financial Executives Institute.

Mario Szotlender, B.IR.
Position: Director


Financier and Businessman with Bachelors degree in International Relations, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.

Successfully directed Latin American affairs for numerous private and public companies over the past 19 years, specializing in developing new business opportunities and establishing relations with the investment community.

Mr. Szotlender has also headed several alluvial mineral operations in Venezuela, including Las Cristinas in the 1980's.

He is CEO of Rusoro Mining. and a Director of Radius Gold Inc. and Endeavour Silver Corp.

Stewart Lockwood, L.L.B., M.B.A. Degree,
Position: Secretary and Legal Counsel


Securities lawyer with 20 years experience in corporate and securities law.

M.B.A. degree, University of British Columbia and London School of Business, London UK, 1985.

L.L.B. degree, Osgood Hall Law School, Toronto ON, 1983.

From 1985 to 1991, practiced general,corporate and securities law with Weiler, Maloney, Nelson and Sobolewski, Anfield, then acted as listings officer with Vancouver Stock Exchange, reviewing public company listings, filings, prospectus offerings, financings, mergers, take-overs, splits, consolidations, re-organizations, etc.

Between 1992 and 2000, was in-house legal counsel, corporate secretary and General Manager for Canarc Resource Corp. and related companies, responsible for all corporate, securities and legal matters including regulatory filings, prospectus offerings, private placements, information circulars, annual reports, option and benefit plans, offshore subsidiaries, various contracts, computer systems and office leases.

Since 2001, partner in Vector Law Limited Partnership and Vector Corporate Finance Lawyers, providing full service legal advice specializing in corporate and securities law for resource based companies. Past Chairman of the B.C. Securities Commission Security Policy Advisory Committee.

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