Corporate

Management


Vadim Ilchuk
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director; Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. V. Ilchuk has 19 years of experience in the mining industry and natural resource investment business. He has extensive background in mine finance and accounting, financial reporting, and cross-border M&A process and integration, as well as takeover rules and corporate governance. Mr. Ilchuk joined Silver Bear Resources, Inc from RT-Business Development, Inc where he held a position of Chief Financial Officer. He also served several years in various managerial roles in Kinross Gold Corporation in the United States and Russia.

Anna Fedorova
General Director

Mrs. Fedorova has extensive experience in management, with more than 14 years in various spheres including a retail and mining. In Silver Bear’s wholly owned subsidiary, AO Prognoz Mrs. Fedorova is responsible for all aspects of personnel issues, administration, interaction with the state bodies, social work. AO Prognoz is awarded by The Certificate of trust to the employer of Labour Ministry of Russian Federation. Mrs. Anna Fedorova has University degrees in law and HR-management.

Judith Webster
Investor Relations Manager and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Webster was appointed Corporate Secretary and Manager of Investor Relations of the Company on May 15, 2015. Ms. Webster is a geologist with over 25 years working in the mining industry, of those plus 15 years of investor relations and corporate governance experience. Ms. Webster has held senior level roles as IRO for many publicly listed and dual listed companies Ms. Webster has extensive experience in corporate communications, stakeholder development, public offerings, private placement financings and corporate governance matters. Ms. Webster holds a BSc. Geology from McMaster University, Canada.

Alexey Sotskov
Director and Deputy CEO

Director for Silver Bear since August 2014. Mr. Sotskov has more than 15 years of project management experience in the technology and business process optimization sectors. Currently, he is a Representative of Inflection. Previously, he was the Project Portfolio Manager of Technonicol, a large Russian manufacturer and distributor of construction materials. Prior to joining Technonicol, Mr. Sotskov led certain business optimization and ERP implementation programs for TNK-BP, a major vertically integrated Russian oil company headquartered in Moscow. Mr. Sotskov holds a Masters Degree in Science and Applied Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Mr. Sotskov is a nominee of Inflection.