Teck Resources Ltd has restructured its senior management following a number of retirements of senior executives. This is intended to streamline reporting relationships and further align the organisational structure with the current business environment.
Ian Kilgour, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will retire after five years with Teck and more than 35 years in the mining industry, effective 30 April 2016.
Rob Scott, Senior Vice President, Zinc, will retire, effective 30 April 2016, after more than 35 years with Teck.
After eight years with Teck and 37 years in the resource industry, Ray Reipas, Senior Vice President, Energy, will retire, effective 30 June 2016.Tim Watson, Senior Vice President, Project Development, will commence a phased retirement, effective 1 July 2016, after a career in the mining and projects industry that spans more than 30 years, nine of which have been with Teck.
“On behalf of Teck, I want to thank these individuals for their outstanding commitment to the company and the industry over the course of their careers,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “As a result of these retirements, we have reorganised our management structure to ensure continued strong leadership across our business units, create a closer reporting relationship between our general managers and the senior executive, and further align the organisation to the current business environment.”
Dale Andres, currently Senior Vice President, Copper, will become Senior Vice President, Base Metals, effective May 1, 2016, responsible for Teck’s copper and zinc business units.
Robin Sheremeta, currently Vice President, Operations, Coal, will become Senior Vice President, Coal, effective 1 May 2016.
Alex Christopher, currently Vice President, Exploration, will become Senior Vice President, Exploration, Projects and Technical Services, effective 1 July 2016, with responsibility for engineering and related activities in addition to exploration.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs