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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Quartermain

63 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Joseph Ovsenek

59 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Yip

58 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michelle Romero

2018 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

Warwick Board

2018 Vice President Geology, Chief Geologist

Kenneth McNaughton

2011 Vice President, Chief Exploration Officer

George Paspalas

55 2015 Lead Independent Director

Robin Bienenstock

50 2018 Independent Director

Peter Birkey

48 2014 Independent Director

David Smith

60 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Quartermain

Dr. Robert A. Quartermain, BSc (Hons), MSc, P.Geo, DSc, serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Quartermain became our Executive Chairman on January 1, 2017. Dr. Quartermain served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from October 2010 to December 2016 and was our President from October 2010 until May 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Quartermain was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Standard Resources Inc. from January 1985 to his retirement in January 2010. Dr. Quartermain has a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Science degree in mineral exploration from Queen’s University and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of New Brunswick in May 2009. Dr. Quartermain is a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

Joseph Ovsenek

Mr. Joseph J. Ovsenek, P.Eng., LLB, C.Dir, serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Ovsenek became our Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2017. Mr. Ovsenek has been our President since May 2015 and was our Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer from January 2011 to May 2015. Mr. Ovsenek served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Silver Standard from September 2009 to January 2011 and Senior Vice President, Corporate of Silver Standard from February 2003 to September 2009. Mr. Ovsenek graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1983 and from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1989. Mr. Ovsenek is a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Mr. Ovsenek is also a Chartered Director (C. Dir.).

Thomas Yip

Mr. Thomas S. Q. Yip serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Pretium Resources Inc. Mr. Yip is no longer Non-Independent Director of the company with effect from May 7, 2015. Mr. Yip has over 25 years of financial management experience in the mining industry for exploration and development companies and producers. Most recently he was Chief Financial Officer for International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. At his prior position as CFO of Silver Standard Resources Inc. he was a key member of the leadership team which transitioned the company from exploration and development to production. He began his mining career at Echo Bay Mines Ltd. before the company merged with Kinross Gold Corporation. Mr. Yip is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Michelle Romero

Ms. Michelle Romero serves as Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Sustainability of the Company. She was Vice President - Corporate of the Company, effective May 2015. She was Vice President - Corporate Relations of Pretium Resources Inc. Prior to this position, she was Director, Corporate Relations for the Company from February 2011 to August 2013. Before that, she was Director, Investor Relations of Silver Standard from June 2004 to February 2011.

Warwick Board

Mr. Warwick Board serves as Vice President Geology, Chief Geologist of the Company. He has been Vice President Geology of the Company from January 2018 to present and Chief Geologist of the Company from July 2012 to present.

Kenneth McNaughton

Mr. Kenneth C. McNaughton serves as Vice President, Chief Exploration Officer of Pretium Resources Inc. Mr. McNaughton was most recently Senior Vice President, Exploration for Silver Standard Resources Inc. He had been responsible for developing all exploration programs since 1991, and played a role in the growth of Silver Standard. Mr. McNaughton holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Master of Applied Science degree in geological engineering from the University of Windsor and is a registered professional engineer. He has been Vice President, Chief Exploration Officer of the Company from January 2011 to present. President and Chief Executive Office of Camino Minerals Corp. from January 2015 to present.

George Paspalas

Mr. George N. Paspalas serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Paspalas has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of MAG Silver Corp. since 2013. Prior to joining MAG Silver, Mr. Paspalas was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurizon Mines Ltd. from August 2011 to June 2013. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Paspalas was the Chief Operating Officer of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Mr. Paspalas earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1984.

Robin Bienenstock

Ms. Robin V. Bienenstock is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bienenstock is a founder and investment partner of RBMP Capital LLP, founded in London, United Kingdom in 2017, and was a partner at Marlin Sams Fund LP from 2014 until 2016. She was a senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC, Research Division from 2007 until 2014. Ms. Bienenstock has served as a non-executive director, and a member of the Audit Committee of Sunrise Communications Group AG, a Swiss telecommunications provider, since 2016. She has previously served as a member of the Supervisory Board, and a member of the Audit Committee, of Tele Columbus AG, a German cable provider, and as a director of Oi S.A., the largest telecommunications company in Brazil and South America. During her directorship at Oi S.A., Ms. Bienenstock chaired the committee responsible for internal audit, risks and contingencies. Ms. Bienenstock obtained a Master of Arts degree in International Economics and Management from SDA Bocconi in Milan in 1992 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford in 1991.

Peter Birkey

Mr. Peter Birkey serves as Independent Director of Pretium Resources Inc. since May 14, 2014. Mr. Birkey is an Investment Executive who has over twenty years of experience investing in the financial markets and advising both public and private companies. Mr. Birkey was an Executive Vice President for Liberty Mutual Asset Management responsible for all Strategy, Public Markets, Risk Management, Real Estate and Special Situations from June 2004 to October 2013. Prior to 2004, he was a Senior Vice President for AmerUs Capital Management (now Aviva USA) responsible for their Investment Department and a Portfolio Manager for AEGON USA. Mr. Birkey is a graduate with highest honors from the University of Chicago with an MBA in Finance and Marketing. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at Coe College in Economics and Business Administration and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

David Smith

Mr. David S. Smith, CPA, ICD.D, serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Smith was appointed to our Board in May 2017. Mr. Smith served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finning International Inc. from 2009 to 2014. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer and a Vice President of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. from 2002 to 2009. Previously, he spent 16 years with Placer Dome Inc. in various senior positions and 4 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Smith currently is a director of Nevsun Resources Ltd. and Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. and is a member of the Board of Governors of Collingwood School. Mr. Smith is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Sacramento. He has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors course, Directors Education Program (ICD.D).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Quartermain

2,450,760

Joseph Ovsenek

3,158,370

Thomas Yip

1,739,780

Michelle Romero

1,169,720

Warwick Board

--

Kenneth McNaughton

1,144,580

George Paspalas

320,000

Robin Bienenstock

--

Peter Birkey

255,000

David Smith

223,297
As Of  31 Dec 2017