AME BC Lunch
Date: Tuesday, January 29
Location: Stanley Park Ballroom
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Sponsored by: AECOM
Keynote Speaker: Donald R. Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Resources Limited
Donald R. Lindsay
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Don Lindsay was appointed President of Teck in January 2005 and assumed the additional responsibility of Chief Executive Officer in April 2005. Before joining Teck, Don was President of CIBC World Markets and led the bank’s Investment and Corporate Banking Division as well as the Asia Pacific Region. Earlier in his career he was responsible for CIBC’s Global Mining Group. Don has a B.Sc., (Hons.) Mining Engineering from Queens University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Don is currently a Governor of the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation in Vancouver and is Chair of the Campaign for B.C. Children, a capital campaign that aims to raise $200 million to build a new acute care hospital. He is also on the Board of Governors of the Royal Ontario Museum. He has served on the Board of St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation in Toronto and was Co-Chair of the Heart Health Campaign. Don was a member of the United Way’s Major Individual Giving Cabinet in Toronto for several years and has been the division chair for Natural Resources for the United Way of the Lower Mainland in British Columbia. He was also Vice Chair of the Greater Toronto Scout Foundation and Chair of the Investment Committee. Don served for several years on the Board of the Canada China Business Council.
In October 2011, Don was appointed to the federal Minister of Finance’s Economic Advisory Council, which provides advice to the Government of Canada on a broad range of fiscal, economic and financial issues. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Manulife Financial Corporation, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, and the Executive Committee for the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference 2012.
As Chair of the International Zinc Association from 2007 to 2011, Don led the development and launch of the Zinc Saves Kids campaign, a program developed in partnership with UNICEF to address zinc deficiency, which claims the lives of about 450,000 children annually around the world. Under his leadership, Teck also launched a Zinc and Health program to raise awareness about zinc deficiency and help solve this global health issue.
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. Further information about Teck can be found at www.teck.com.