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ADANAC MOLYBDENUM CORP. of Vancouver has named Mike MacLeod president and CEO at its recent annual meeting. At the ...


ADANAC MOLYBDENUM CORP. of Vancouver has named Mike MacLeod president and CEO at its recent annual meeting. At the same event company founder Larry Reaugh was named executive chairman, and Neil Seldon joined the board.

Michael C. Burns has been named chairman of ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED (AECL) by the Hon. Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources Canada.

Montreal-based ALCAN has made two important appointments, effective Dec. 1, 2006. Michel Jacques will become president and CEO of Alcan Primary Metal Group, and he will retain his position as senior VP of Alcan Inc. Christel Bories will become president and CEO of Alcan Engineered Products, replacing Jacques, and retain her duties as a senior VP of Alcan Inc. She was previously president and CEO of Alcan Packaging.

The new COO of Timmins, Ontario-based CANADIAN ARROW MINES is Paul D’Aloisio. He replaces Alan Letourneau who will remain on the board.

GRANDE CACHE COAL of Calgary has named Lloyd E. Metz as VP operations and Timothy P. Riordan as general manager of mine operations. The announcements come as the company transitions to an owner-operated surface mining fleet at its mine.

Joe Lombard has joined HATCH of Toronto as its global managing director, light metals. He is the former president and CEO of Aluminerie Alouette.

CVRD CANADA has made sweeping changes to the INCO LIMITED board of directors. The old board, with the exception of Scott Hand, has resigned. In its place, CVRD has installed its own nominees Roger Agnelli (CEO, CVRD), Jos Auto Lancaster Oliveira (executive director, non-ferrous minerals, CVRD), Murilo Pinto de Oliveira Ferreira (executive director, equity holdings and business development, CVRD), Fabio de Oliveira Barbosa (CFO, CVRD), Gabriel Stoliar (executive director, planning, CVRD), Michael Phelps (independent), Mel Leiderman (independent), Stephen Wallenstein (independent) and Stanley Greig (independent). Agnelli will serve as chair of the
Board of Directors.

Raynald Vezina has become a director of Montreal’s RICHMONT MINES and a member of its audit and remuneration committees.

ST ANDREW GOLDFIELDS of Oakville, Ontario, has named Claude Schimper its VP Timmins operations. He was previously the manager of the company’s Stock Gold Complex. Earlier in his career he was project manager at the Campbell, Musselwhite and Dome mines.

Toronto-based YUKON GOLD CORP. has asked Paul A. Gorman to be its new CEO. He moves up from his previous position with the company as VP of corporate development.