Teck Announces Appointment of Ian Kilgour as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 20, 2013) -Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") announced today it has appointed Ian Kilgour as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective June 20, 2013.
Ian has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry and since February 2011, Ian has served as Teck's Senior Vice President, Coal. Prior to joining Teck, Ian was President and CEO of Compania Minera Antamina. He has served in senior roles with the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, BHP Coal's Goonyella Riverside Mine and at Minera Escondida. He is a metallurgical engineer and holds a Master of Science degree from the Royal School of Mines, London and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Melbourne.
"Ian brings a strong track record of consistently driving results, a focus on cost management and global experience to the COO role," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO.
Ian will be responsible for all of Teck's mining operations and joint ventures in its steelmaking coal, copper and zinc business units. Executives reporting to Ian include:
-- Rob Scott, Senior Vice President, Zinc -- Dale Andres, Senior Vice President, Copper -- Bill Fleming, Vice President, Engineering, Projects and Business Improvement, Coal -- Robin Sheremeta, Vice President, Operations, Coal -- Real Foley, Vice President, Marketing, Coal
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK.