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Management


Rui. Feng, Ph. D., Geology.
Chairman and CEO

Dr. Rui Feng, a Canadian citizen, has worked as both a geologist and an executive in the mineral resource industry for over 20 years. He is an entrepreneur with an extensive track record in successfully acquiring and exploring mineral properties and ultimately turning them into profitable mining operations. Dr. Feng, was the founder of several successful publicly listed companies in Canada which have made significant discoveries of mineral resources in China, including Jinshan Gold Mines Inc., formerly, Pacific Minerals Inc. and Silvercorp. Dr. Feng is well-versed in China's legal framework related to the mining industry and has an extensive network in China's mining and exploration industry.

Dr. Rui Feng obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Geology in China and his Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada in 1992. He was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the National Engineering and Science Council of Canada from April 1992 to April 1993 to work as a Research Scientist at the University of Montreal. From 1993 to 1994, Dr. Feng worked for the Institute of Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology of the Geological Survey of Canada in Calgary as research scientist. He is currently a Director of the Canada China Business Council - BC Chapter Board.



Myles J. Gao, P.Geo.
CEO, President and Director


Myles J. Gao, P.Geo, President, Corporate Development, and Director Mr. Myles Gao obtained his B.Sc. in geology from Lanzhou University, China, in 1982. Moving to Canada in 1989, he received his M.Sc. Degree in geology in 1993 from Laurentian University. Mr. Gao has worked for numerous Canadian mining and exploration companies in both Canada and China, focusing on gold and copper mining and exploration. He joined Silvercorp in 2003 in the position of President, and has also held the position of Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer. A Canadian citizen, Mr Gao is based in Vancouver Canada, where he is responsible for sourcing, assessing and acquiring mineral projects and business opportunities for the company.



Maria Tang, C.A, C.P.A
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Maria Tang earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Nankai University, China, holds both a CA and US CPA designation, and has five years audit experience, most recently with Ernst & Young LLP where she focused on public company audits with China operations and was in charge of SOX 404 audits for U.S. public companies. Ms Tang immigrated to Canada in 1997 and is a Canadian citizen.



Lorne Waldman, MBA, LL.B.
Senior Vice President

Lorne Waldman, MBA, LL.B., has rejoined the Silvercorp team in the role of Senior Vice President after taking a one year sabbatical. Mr. Waldman, who has 16 years of experience in management of North American listed companies with operations in China, served as Silvercorp's Corporate Secretary from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that he held a senior management position with a NYSE listed electronics manufacturer. He will be in charge of the Corporate Head Office in Vancouver, British Columbia, responsible for investor relations, corporate communications, and general corporate matters. Mr. Waldman is a Canadian Citizen.


 


Peter Torn, LLB, MBA
Corporate Secretary & General Counsel

Mr. Torn has 20 years’ experience with various companies in Europe, Asia and the US. He is a securities and corporate commercial lawyer and a current member of the British Columbia Law Society. Mr. Torn has been involved in a wide range of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, stock exchange listings, initial public offerings, public and private financings, and securities regulatory issues. He has a MBA and LLB from the University of British Columbia and is a Canadian Citizen.


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