Management


Donald R. Taylor

Donald R. Taylor

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Donald R. Taylor is the recipient of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's ("PDAC") 2018 Thayer Lindsley Award for the 2014 discovery of the Taylor lead-zinc-silver deposit in Arizona. He has 30 years of mineral exploration experience with precious and base metals on five continents, taking projects from exploration to mine development. He has worked extensively for large and small cap companies, including Arizona Mining, BHP Minerals, Bear Creek Mining, American Copper and Nickel, Doe Run Resources and Westmont Mining Company. Mr. Taylor is a Licensed Professional Geologist in several eastern and western states and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Missouri at Rolla.


Purni Parikh

Purni Parikh

PRESIDENT

Purni Parikh has more than 25 years of public company experience in the mining sector including corporate affairs and finance, legal and regulatory administration, and governance. She is President of the Augusta Group of Companies, and was previously Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Secretary of Arizona Mining Inc. and Vice President, Corporate Secretary of Newcastle Gold Ltd., Augusta Resource Corporation and Ventana Gold Corp. prior to their acquisition. Ms. Parikh obtained a Certificate in Business from the University of Toronto and a Gemology degree. Ms. Parikh is also an Accredited Director with ICD.D certification, and has worked extensively with boards.


Michael McClelland

Michael McClelland

Chief Financial Officer

Michael McClelland joined Titan in March 2018. He is a Chartered Accountant and was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Bisha Mining Share Company, an operating subsidiary of Nevsun Resources. He previously worked for Goldcorp as the Mine General Manager at Wharf Resources (now owned by Coeur Mining), and prior to that was Director of Finance, Canada and USA. Mr. McClelland started his career at KPMG LLP as a Senior Accountant with the mining group.


Jerrold Annett

Jerrold Annett

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Jerrold Annett joined Titan in June 2017. He has over 11 years of experience with Teck Resources and Falconbridge and an additional 10 years in capital markets, most recently with Scotiabank. He worked for Cominco as a metallurgist at the lead-zinc Polaris Mine, the Sullivan lead-zinc mine, and the Quebrada Blanca mine. Mr. Annett was ranked a Brendan Woods TopGun SuperLeague Sales Professional during the last two surveys in 2015 and 2012.


Jacqueline Allison

Jacqueline Allison

Vice President, Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis

Jacqueline Allison joined Titan in January 2018. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst with a PhD in Mineral Economics, and has 20 years of capital markets and corporate experience. Prior to joining Titan, she was Vice President, Investor Relations for Dominion Diamond, and Director, Investor Relations for Hudbay Minerals. Previously, Ms. Allison served as Vice President and Research Director, Fundamental Equities for BMO Asset Management, and Vice President, Canadian Equities for Natcan Investment Management.


Scott Burkett

Scott Burkett

Vice President, Exploration

Scott Burkett joined Titan in March 2018, and has over 10 years of experience in mineral exploration, ore control, geologic modeling, resource estimation and database management. Mr. Burkett earned his BSc in Geology from the University of Idaho, and has since worked on a number of base and precious metal exploration projects at various stages, ranging from grassroots to advanced exploration. Prior to joining Titan Mining, he worked for Arizona Mining where he served as Chief Geologist for the Hermosa Project, and was instrumental in designing programs which resulted in significant expansion of the mineral resources. Mr. Burkett also brings experience in exploration and ore control from previous roles at Metal Mining Consultants, First Solar, Hycroft Resources & Development (Allied Nevada Gold) and Yamana Gold.


Naomi Johnson

Naomi Johnson

Vice President, Community Relations

Naomi Johnson joined Titan in April 2018. She is a global community relations executive, international development specialist and lawyer. She has 15 years of management experience in leadership positions across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Ms. Johnson was most recently a Partner and Senior Director of Community Relations at Barrick Gold. She has previously worked for Hatch, War Child Canada and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She lends a diverse and broad perspective to developing sustainable and leading-edge approaches to stakeholder impact and risk management.


James Steels

Vice President, Investment Analysis and Capital Markets

James Steels is a corporate finance professional with experience in corporate development, equity research and financial assurance. He has held previous roles at Arizona Mining, Scotia Capital and KPMG LLP. Mr. Steels is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst and a graduate of McMaster University, holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee for the Air Cadet League of Canada (Ontario), a not-for-profit corporation which serves more than 50,000 young individuals in 700 communities across Canada.


Eric Strom

Eric Strom

Vice President, Projects and Innovation

Eric Strom, P.Eng, joined Titan in March 2018. Mr. Strom is a mining engineer with over 20 years of industry experience in precious and base metals mine development and operations in Canada and Australia. He was most recently Director, Underground Mining for New Gold, and has previously worked for Placer Dome, Goldcorp, Rio Tinto and China Molybdenum Company. Mr. Strom led the implementation of the world’s first fully automated underground hard rock mine at Northparkes Mines, Australia, and has experience in optimizing operations across a spectrum of mining methods including narrow vein handheld, longhole stoping and autonomous block caving.


Kevin Torpy

Kevin Torpy

Vice President, Operations (Incoming)

Kevin Torpy is a mining engineer with over 20 years of experience developing underground mines, primarily in remote northern locations. He was previously General Manager at Pretium Resources' Brucejack Mine and Project Mine Engineer with Silver Standard Resources. Mr. Torpy has also worked as Technical Services Superintendent at Coeur d'Alene Mines' Kensington Project, Operations Engineer at Teck's Pogo Mine and Project Engineer for JS Redpath.


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