Ron Nichols, a professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the exploration sector, is president, CEO and director of Dolly Varden Silver Corp. He has expertise in both project management and property generation from his work with junior and senior companies. Nichols spent 20 years with Cominco Ltd. He was involved with the discovery of the Valley Copper and Snip mines in British Columbia and on extensions to the Black Angel mine in Greenland. More recently Nichols has been involved at a senior level in the re-start up and operation of the Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn La Negra mine in Mexico and the planning and project financing for putting the Historic Shafter Silver Mine back into operation.