Independent Chairman of the Board
Mr. LeRoy Ellsworth Wilkes serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Sabina Gold and Silver Corporationrationration. Mr. Wilkes was President of Washington Group International mining business unit where he was responsible for the operating and financial performance of the unit international operations in the coal, metals and industrial minerals markets. He has 37 years of mining experience in the precious metals, coal industrial metals, and base metals mining and processing. Prior to joining the Washington Group, Mr. Wilkes served as executive vicepresident and chief operating officer of Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corporationrationration of Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1988 to 1995. Mr. Wilkes also previously served as executive vicepresident of Washington Corporationrationration of Missoula, Montana, responsible for merger and acquisition activities. He earlier served as vicepresident and general manager of Kennecott Ridgeway Mining Company of Ridgeway, South Carolina, and director of business development of Anaconda Minerals Co. of Denver, Colorado. He has held management and supervisory positions at surface and underground mines producing molybdenum, copper, limestone, lead, silver and zinc. Mr. Wilkes has a degree in mining engineering from the Montana School of Mines.
Age: 73 Chairman Since 2007