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R. W. (Bob) Garnett, , , CPA, CA, ICD.D. , , Chair

Mr. Garnett is a Chartered Professional Accountant and obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Commerce) from Simon Fraser University. He is currently a Commissioner for the Financial Institutions Commission of BC. FICOM is responsible for administering 10 statutes that regulate the pension, financial services and real estate sectors in British Columbia. He also serves on the boards of VRX Worldwide Inc. and is chair of the Audit Committee. VRX Worldwide creates, manages and distributes high-quality rich media content that educates, inspires, and compels online travel consumers. Most recently Mr. Garnett was the Vice-Chair of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (Translink) and chaired their Audit Committee. TransLink is responsible for the buses, trains, bridges and major roads in the lower mainland of BC administering 8 billion of assets. From 2009 to 2010 he was a director and member of the Audit Committee of Central 1 Credit Union which is the liquidity provider to credit unions in Ontario and British Columbia. Mr. Garnett served 11 years as Chair or Vice-Chair of Coast Capital Savings a 12 billion financial institution. In 2007 he completed the Certified Director's Program with the Institute of Corporate Directors.

James M. Bannantine , , PE, MBA , , Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bannantine was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and director of Great Panther Silver in August 2017 and is responsible for the development of the Company’s strategic direction as well as for its day to day operations. Mr. Bannantine has more than 20 years' experience in senior management level roles in both private and public companies spanning several industries.

Before joining Great Panther Silver, Mr. Bannantine served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aura Minerals Inc. and was the co-founder and Managing Partner of Atlantic Capital Group. Prior to Atlantic Capital Group, Mr. Bannantine had served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Broadwing Corporation and held several positions over ten years at Enron Corporation culminating as CEO of Enron South America. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering concentration, from West Point. He is a licensed Professional Engineer, fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, and has served 12 years in the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Robert A. Archer, , , P.Geo. , , Director

Mr. Archer is a co-founder of Great Panther Silver and served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until he stepped down in August 2017. Mr. Archer has more than 35 years’ experience in the mining industry working for mining companies throughout North America, including Newmont Exploration of Canada Ltd., Rio Algom Exploration Inc., Placer Dome Canada Ltd. and Noranda Exploration Inc.

Kenneth W. Major, , , P.Eng. , , Director

Mr. Major graduated from McGill University with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1976. He brings to the Company more than 35 years of experience in the mining industry, including operations and management with Sherritt Gordon Mines and Newmont Mining. In 1994 he became an owner/partner in the start of Rescan Engineering Ltd., an engineering company providing feasibility study and engineering services to the mining industry. Rescan Engineering Ltd. was subsequently acquired by HATCH Engineers and became the global hub for the development of mining and mineral processing engineering opportunities. In 2006 Mr. Major left HATCH Engineers to become an independent processing consultant, KWM Consulting Inc., and has continued to provide services to the mining community, including major companies such as Newmont Mining, Goldcorp and Agnico-Eagle.

John Jennings, , , MBA, CFA , , Director

John Jennings brings almost three decades of experience in the Canadian and international financial services industry with leading firms including BMO, Lehman Brothers International, RBC Financial, HSBC Group and CIBC. As a mining analyst and senior investment banker, Mr. Jennings has executed numerous M&A assignments and raised both debt and equity capital for public, private and sovereign clients. Mr. Jennings is a Senior Client Partner with Korn Ferry, the world's largest executive search and talent management firm. Mr. Jennings earned his B.Sc. (Chemistry) from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from London Business School. He also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.

W. James Mullin, , , B.Sc. , , Director

Mr. Mullin, spent his entire 33 year career with Newmont Mining Corporation, holds a degree in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and is a retired Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

After advancing through progressively senior roles at the Similkameen Mine in Princeton, BC (now Copper Mountain), he was appointed Vice President and General Manager of that operation. In 1989, he moved to Nevada where he managed several of Newmont's operations. His career culminated in the position of Senior Vice President of North American Operations. His responsibilities included open pit and underground mines and processing plants in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Mr. Mullin has a lengthy, successful history of establishing safety and production records, with particular emphasis on cost reduction, improving efficiencies and developing operating synergies between mine sites. Through a series of mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Mullin became skilled at the integration and reorganization of operations to achieve substantial improvements in processes and cost savings.

Elise Rees, , , FCPA, FCA, ICD.D , , Director

Ms. Rees is an experienced director, having served on the boards of a number of profit and not-for profit organizations, including as board chair, treasurer, and audit and finance committee chair. She currently sits on the boards of Enmax Corporation, EasyPark, and Westland Insurance, as well as the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. Ms. Rees retired in June 2016 after a 35-year career in professional accountancy. She spent eighteen years as a partner with Ernst & Young, LLP with the last 14 years of her tenure focused on acquisitions, mergers and corporate reorganizations. She has a breadth of experience in a large variety of industries with specific focus on mining, infrastructure, transportation, technology, real estate, retail and distribution. Ms. Rees has been recognized for her leadership with the designation of Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (“FCPA”) and Fellow Chartered Accountant (“FCA”) in 2010; Community Builder Award, Association of Women in Finance (2012); Influential Woman in Business Award (2007); and the Ernst & Young Rosemarie Meschi Award for Advancing Gender Diversity (2007). She was also recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2015 by Women’s Executive Network. She is a frequent lecturer and tutor for CPA Canada and the Canadian Tax Foundation. Ms. Rees has a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland and is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program with the designation of ICD.D.

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