Mr. Fitch is an exploration geologist with over 50 years of international exploration management and field experience. He is one of the co-founders of South American Silver Corp. and was a co-founder of General Minerals and held positions included Chief Geologist and Manager of U.S. Exploration for the Chevron Minerals Group. His extensive exploration experience includes work in South America, Australia, West Africa, South Africa and the United States. Mr. Fitch is credited with being a team member in a number of major international discoveries and was awarded the Chevron Chairman’s Award for his part in the discovery of the Ujina deposit at the Collahuasi copper porphyry project in Chile. Earlier in his career he was involved in the discovery of the Henkries uranium deposit in South Africa, the Coppins Gap copper deposit in West Australia, and the Pah-My-Yah diamond field in Liberia. Within GMC, SAC and HDG discoveries included Vizcachitas, Escalones, Malku Khota and Gold Springs.