Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited has announced that Dominic Barton will step down from Teck’s Board of Directors, effective immediately, to assume the role of Canada’s Ambassador to China. Mr. Barton joined Teck’s Board in September 2018 and was appointed Chair of the Board on October 1, 2018.
Sheila Murray, Chair of Teck’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, will assume the role of acting Board Chair as the Board institutes a process to identify a long term replacement for Mr. Barton. Ms. Murray has recently retired as the President of CI Financial Corp. and had a distinguished career practicing corporate and securities law prior to joining CI. She was elected to Teck’s Board in 2018. Sheila was elected to the Board of Teck in April 2018. She is a graduate of Queens University (B.Comm and LLB). Ms. Murray was President of CI Financial Corp. from 2016 to 2019 and previously held the roles of Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary of CI Financial Corp. Ms. Murray is a Director of the SickKids Foundation, Lendified Holdings Inc. and a Trustee of the Toronto Symphony Foundation.
About Teck 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 TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK
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