Corporate

Board of Directors and Management

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Horst Hueniken

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE

Mr. Hueniken is a Board Director of AgriMarine Holdings Inc.  He also is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Goodman Investment Counsel Inc., a subsidiary of Dundee Corporation.  In this latter role, Mr. Hueniken is responsible for investing in private and public firms around the world and across the entire agriculture and aquaculture value chain.  With 25 years of experience in the investment business, his mandate includes taking steps to add value to companies for the benefit of all shareholders, where possible.  Notably, this responsibility extends to the investments made in AgriMarine Holdings Inc. and AgriMarine Industries Inc.  Mr. Hueniken’s  prior experience on the buy-side is from working at TMI-FW, Inc. (a joint venture with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board), while his experience on the sell-side is from working at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Incorporated, TD Securities Inc., Gordon Capital Corporation, and Burns Fry Limited (a predecessor of BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.).  Mr. Hueniken serves on the Board of Directors of Liberty Resources Limited, a publicly-traded company in Australia engaged in the development of a process that converts coal into urea fertilizer.  He obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelors of Science in Engineering (Mechanical) degree from the University of Waterloo.  Mr. Hueniken has been a Chartered Financial Analyst® since 1992.

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Orest Zajcew

MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mr. Zajcew has extensive experience in corporate structuring and compliance, as well as financial management and controls. Mr. Zajcew is the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for two junior exploration companies, Corona Gold Corporation and Ryan Gold Corp. Corona Gold is listed on the TSX, while Ryan Gold is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Zajcew began his career as an assistant financial advisor at the Pearl Financial Group in 1997. He subsequently joined C.A. Delaney Capital Management in 1998 and worked as an assistant research analyst until 2002. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Zajcew worked as a consultant providing due diligence and research services to a variety of clients including Health Canada. In 2004, he joined Cogitore Resources as CFO and in 2005 joined Corona Gold and Ryan Gold. Mr. Zajcew earned a Ph.D. in Political Science in 1998 from the University of Toronto and attained his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001.

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Sean Wilton

PRESIDENT, CEO AND SECRETARY

Mr. Wilton was named President and CEO of AgriMarine in 2012. He has worked with AgriMarine since 2004, designing hatchery and closed containment rearing environments. Mr. Wilton has been involved in many aspects of the environmental engineering, construction and aquaculture industries for over 17 years. His engineering experience encompasses a multitude of designs, from complex municipal water systems to the most advanced fish hatchery systems in the world and the largest cold-water fish hatchery in North America. Mr. Wilton is an aerospace engineering graduate from the Canadian Forces School and holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Kingston.

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Robert P. Leckie

CHAIR OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE

Mr. Leckie graduated from Dalhousie University in 2004, after which he joined the pension team at an international consultancy. Subsequently, Mr. Leckie became a member of the corporate finance team at a boutique Bay Street capital markets firm with a focus on mineral resources. After participating in a number of early stage and seed financings Mr. Leckie co-founded Bellotti Goodman Inc. As a partner in the firm Mr. Leckie continues to structure and finance resource deals. Mr. Leckie joined the Board of Directors of AgriMarine in February 2013.

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Robert Walker

Mr. Walker has extensive experience in logistics, sales and marketing, procurement and regulatory compliance, having worked with AgriMarine since 1993 in a variety of positions and in the seafood distribution industry as a senior manager with responsibility for sales and purchasing. Mr. Walker worked at AgriMarine as Manager of Logistics and Purchasing where he coordinated all intra- and extra-company transportation activities and managed all purchasing activities; as Director of Sales & Marketing; and as Director of Operations & Marketing, where he was involved with the licensing for the land-based closed containment pilot project at Cedar and the marine-based Middle Bay Project. Mr. Walker holds a Master of Business Administration from Royal Roads University, where he focused on Executive Management with a specialization in Leadership Studies.

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Stephen Robinson

Mr. Robinson has significant salmon aquaculture farm management experience, including project planning, designing and installing automation control systems, sampling, and designing IT systems. Since 1994, Mr. Robinson has worked for AgriMarine in the capacities of Production Manager for AgriMarine’s west coast operations, Production Manager for a land-based salmon aquaculture research facility and currently as Senior Manager of Design and Technology for AgriMarine’s marine-based solid-wall containment finfish aquaculture systems. Mr. Robinson has designed and installed control and monitoring systems for pumps, oxygenation, and waste water treatment and has conducted environmental field monitoring and background surveys in pursuit of prospective freshwater and marine aquaculture licenses.

Mr. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) from the University of Victoria and completed subsequent studies in Math, Physics, Computer Science at the University of Victoria.