Phillips S. Baker, Jr.

baker Phillips S. Baker, Jr., was appointed president of Hecla Mining Company in November 2001 and CEO in May 2003; He previously served Hecla in positions including director, chief financial officer, chief operating officer and vice president. Prior to joining Hecla, Mr. Baker served as vice president and chief financial officer of Battle Mountain Gold Company; director of Questar Corporation, a U.S. natural gas-focused exploration and production, interstate pipeline and local distribution company; and director for QEP Resources, Inc., a leading independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company.