In today's highly volatile world markets, having a strong management team is fundamental to bottom-line success. Orex Minerals Inc. has the business acumen, financial literacy and hands-on geological expertise required to move projects forward to the next level. In addition, Orex's management team has proven their ability to discover and develop quality exploration projects that maximize shareholder value - the same team is widely recognized for the identification of La Preciosa Silver-Gold Deposit in Durango, Mexico for Orko Silver Corp.
| Gary Cope |
President and Director
| || Gary Cope has accumulated over 33 years of experience in Corporate Management & Strategy, with a specific emphasis on Public Company Finance. He arranged financing for the South Kemess project, and later became heavily involved with the negotiations & selling of the deposit to Royal Oak Mines. In the past 12 years, he has acted as a Senior Officer & Director for various publicly-held companies, such as St. Phillips Resources. Mr. Cope served as the President, CEO & Director of Orko Silver Corp., and was instrumental in negotiating and arranging the sale of Orko Silver to Coeur Mining Inc. in 2012.|
| Ben Whiting, M.Sc., P.Geo. |
Vice President - Exploration
| || Ben Whiting is a professional geoscientist with more than 40 years' experience in the international mining industry. He has worked for both major & junior companies, managing a wide range of operations from exploration through to production. He has also acted as a special advisor on mining industry matters to government agencies, the World Bank, and is a past Adjunct Professor of Queen's University in the Geological Sciences & Mining Engineering departments.|
Mr. Whiting is a an "Economic Geology" medal award winner and also won the 2008 IAC "Explorer of the Year". He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC), the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), La Asociación de Ingenieros de Minas Metalurgistas y Geólogos de México (AIMMGM), the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and a Fellow and past-editor of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).
In conjunction with his current position with Orex, Mr. Whiting serves as the VP of Exploration for Barsele Minerals Corp.
| Art Freeze, P.Geo |
| || Art Freeze has an impressive 45 years of experience in Mineral Exploration & Project Management. Until 2007, he served as the Primary Consulting Geologist for Goldcorp Inc., and has held Consulting, Management & Supervisory positions with international mining companies such as Cominco Ltd., Pasminco Exploration, Echo Bay Mines and Pan American Silver Corp. Art is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC). Mr. Freeze was a Consulting Geologist & Advisory Board Member for Orko Silver Corp.|
| Ing., Miguel Davila Carrera |
Project Geologist (Coneto - Mexico)
| || Miguel Davila Carrera has dedicated the past 30 years to working within the Mexican mining industry. He previously served as Chief of Exploration for Goldcorp Inc.'s Tayoltita operations division of the prolific San Dimas gold-silver deposit, which is one of the most significant precious metals deposits in Mexico. Furthermore, Miguel offers considerable expertise of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range. Mr. Carrera is a graduate of the University of San Luis Potosi, and is a member of La Asociación de Ingenieros de Minas Metalurgistas y Geólogos de México (AIMMGM).|
| Ross Wilmot, C.A. |
Chief Financial Officer, Director
| || Ross Wilmot is a Chartered Accountant who has provided public companies with senior financial management services for more than 20 years. As CFO, he offers exhaustive knowledge of reporting practices and requirements for public companies based in Canada & the USA. Mr. Wilmot has been involved in numerous business valuations & acquisitions, high tech start-ups and international mining operations.|
| Rick Sayers, C.A. |
| || Rick Sayers is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience in business management expertise. He currently serves as Director of Orex Minerals Inc. and Financial Controller at Lordco Parts Ltd. Mr. Sayers was previously a Director for Orko Silver Corp.|
| W. (Harry) White |
| || President of H. White Consulting, (transportation/logistics consulting); Director of Orex Minerals Inc. Mr. White has an MBA from Harvard Business School.|