Appointments

Appointment of Tom Pazdera, President and Unit Head • AV Terrace Bay

Tom Pazdera joins AV Terrace Bay, an operating asset of the global conglomerate Aditya Birla Group, as the President and Unit Head of their Ontario pulp operations. Mr. Pazdera has over 30 years experience in pulp manufacturing having worked for a number of industry leading producers including KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp, MeadWestvaco (now WestRock) and International Paper.

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Appointment of Robert McVeigh, Mine Development Manager • Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals, a leading producer of minerals, including salt, magnesium chloride, sulfate of potash and other plant nutrition products, welcomes Robert McVeigh as Mine Development Manager at their flagship salt mine in Goderich, Ontario. Mr. McVeigh is Professional Engineer and previously spent several years working on the mine design within PotashCorp (now Nutrien) mine operations across Canada.

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Appointments of Blair Lockhart, Tom Loski, and Carolann Brewer, Commissioners • British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC)

British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is the province’s regulatory body overseeing the utilities, pipelines, and ICBC. BCUC welcomes Blair Lockhart, former senior counsel with British Columbia Securities Commission; Tom Loski, a utilities executive with previous leadership experience with BC Hydro and Fortis; and Carolann Brewer, a legal professional with First Nations expertise as Full-Time Commissioners.

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Appointment of Jordan Neeser, Vice President, Finance • Conifex Timber

Conifex Timber, a growth-oriented publicly traded wood products company, announced the appointment of Mr. Jordan Neeser as Vice President, Finance in December 2018. Mr. Neeser’s previous experience includes senior leadership roles with First Quantum Mining in Europe, and most recently as the Manager, Capital Markets at the Jim Pattison Group.  

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Peter Lind, Director, Metallurgy • Goldcorp Inc.

Goldcorp Inc., a major gold production company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, announced the appointment of Peter Lind as Director, Metallurgy. Prior to joining Goldcorp, Peter spent nearly 10 years with Barrick in…

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