Senior Management

Juan Gavidia , , , Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gavidia joined Orvana as an Advisory Country Manager in February 2016 and was named Vice President, Operations in August 2016. Mr. Gavidia is a mining professional with over 20 years of leadership experience spearheading business initiatives and providing operational support to projects in the United States, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Mexico and New Zealand. Prior to joining Orvana, Mr. Gavidia was an independent consultant to private clients, and his projects included general management and global business development in relation to gold and copper projects in Chile, Argentina and Germany. From 1994 until 2012, Mr. Gavidia worked with Newmont Mining in various positions of increasing responsibility, including as Operational Readiness Senior Project Manager for Newmont's Global Projects group in Peru and as Management Operating System Global Project Manager at Newmont's corporate office in Colorado. Mr. Gavidia holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the National University of Engineering in Lima, Peru and a Master of Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.

Nuria Menendez , , , Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Menendez has been an employee of OroValle Minerals S.L. (“OroValle”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since September 2014. In September 2016, Ms. Menendez was appointed General Manager of OroValle to manage and lead the operations at El Valle and is the current Chief Financial Officer of Orvana. Prior to joining Orvana and OroValle, Ms. Menendez was a manager at Deloitte Spain for over 12 years with both public and private company clients in various industries. She received her Bachelor of Business and Administration from the University of Oviedo in 2000. Ms. Menendez subsequently received her Master in Business Administration in Finance and certified CFO Program designation.