About-Us

Richard W. Warke , , , Director and Executive Chairman

Mr. Warke is the Executive Chairman of Augusta Resource Corporation, as well as the Chairman and CEO of Wildcat Silver Corporation and Director of Plata Latina Minerals Corporation. He is the founder of numerous resource companies including Augusta Resource, Wildcat Silver, Plata Latina Minerals and lastly, Ventana Gold Corp, of which he served as Executive Chairman before the company was acquired for $1.5 billion. Mr. Warke has over 25 years of experience in corporate finance and marketing in the global resource industry, and has succeeded in raising over $1 billion dollars in equity for resource companies. Although his endeavours have primarily involved mineral resource operations, he has also been involved with oil and gas, forestry, technology and manufacturing operations.

Gil Clausen , , , Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Clausen has over 30 years of executive and operations experience in the mining industry with several major global and domestic mining companies. He has held senior operations and project development positions before moving into executive roles where he was responsible for executing corporate growth strategies including development and operations for several large precious metal, base metal, and coal producing companies. Mr. Clausen is also a Director of Jaguar Mining Inc., Vice Chairman of Wildcat Silver Corporation and Chairman of Plata Latina Minerals Corporation. He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Mining Engineering from Queen's University.

Timothy C. Baker (2,3) , , , Director

Mr. Baker brings over 30 years of extensive project development and operations experience to the Company’s Board. He was the Executive Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation. Prior to joining Kinross in 2006 Mr. Baker was with Placer Dome, where he served in several key roles including Executive General Manager of Placer Dome Chile, and Senior Vice President of the copper producing Compania Minera Zaldivar. Mr. Baker is a Director of Eldorado Gold Corporation and Antofagasta PLC and is also Chairman of Golden Star.

Lenard F. Boggio (1) , , , Director

Mr. Boggio was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) and its predecessor firm Coopers & Lybrand from 1982 until his retirement from PwC in May 2012. During that time, he was Leader of the B.C. Mining Group of PwC, a senior member of PwC’s Global Mining Industry Practice and an audit practitioner for publicly listed Canadian, U.S. and U.K. mineral resource and energy clients. The scope of his clients' activities included exploration, development and production stage operations in the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia. Mr. Boggio holds a B.A. and B.Comm. from the University of Windsor, Ontario and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and Ontario. He is also a CPA in Illinois and a member of the State Boards of Accountancy of Illinois and Washington State. He holds an ICD.D designation and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Boggio's other roles currently include Board Member and Vice-Chair of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Commissioner of the Financial Institutions Commission of B.C.

W. Durand Eppler (1,2,3) , , , Director

Mr. Eppler is a founding partner of Sierra Partners, LLC, a Denver-based investment and advisory firm focused on providing strategic and business advisory services to global resource clients. Prior to founding Sierra, Mr. Eppler worked in corporate development as a Vice-President at Newmont Mining Corporation. Mr. Eppler also serves as a director of Vista Gold Corp., Golden Minerals Company and Frontier Mining Ltd.

Christopher M. H. Jennings (1) , , , Lead Director

Mr. Jennings brings more than 50 years experience in geology, mineral exploration, and mine development and operations to the Augusta Board. He has directed exploration projects throughout the world, and has been involved in the discovery of several gold mines and diamond and base metal deposits. Formerly the President and Chairman of Southern Era Resources and the Chairman of Southern Era Diamonds Inc., Mr. Jennings has served on the Boards of numerous exploration and mining companies throughout his lengthy career.

Robert P. Pirooz (3) , , , Director

Mr. Pirooz has over twenty years of legal experience focused in the mining sector with a particular strength in strategic transactions. He is currently General Counsel and Director of Pan American Silver Corp. His previous experience includes being Group Vice President, General Counsel for the BCR Group of Companies and Corporate and Commercial Solicitor for several law firms. Mr. Pirooz was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1990 after obtaining a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia and studying commerce at Dalhousie University. Mr. Pirooz is also Chairman of Lumina Copper Corp. and Director and Secretary of Anfield Nickel Corp.

Robert P. Wares (2) , , , Director

Mr. Wares is a professional geologist, founder and former Executive Vice President, Exploration & Resource Development and Director of Osisko Mining Corporation. Mr. Wares holds a Bachelors Degree in Geology from McGill University, and has 25 years of experience in mineral exploration and research. He is also a Director of Wildcat Silver Corporation and Bowmore Exploration Ltd.
  1. Audit Committee Member
  2. Compensation Committee Member
  3. Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Contact

Corporate Office
#555-999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E1
Tel: 604.687.1717
Fax: 604.687.1715
Email: info@augustaresource.com

Investor Relations
Letitia Cornacchia
Vice-President, Investor Relations
Tel: 416.860.6310
Email: lcornacchia@augustaresource.com

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