Danielle Wetherup, President and Master of the ROYAL CANADIAN MINT, has retired after eight years in the position. The Mint is reportedly facing a $1.2-million loss this year. The executive has also been trimmed with the firing of Donald Burke, vice-president of new business, Jean-Pierre Tremblay, vice-president of marketing and sales, and Louise de Jourdan, director of marketing. Emmanuel Triassi, chairman of the board, has assumed the interim duties of president and master.
AGNICO-EAGLE MINES has named Leanne Baker, a consultant, and Mel Leiderman, a partner in Lipton, Wiseman, Altbaum & Partners, to its board. At the same time the company declared a US$0.03 per share dividend, the 23rd consecutive year it has done so.
GEMCOM SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL of Vancouver has named a new president and CEO, Rick Moignard, formerly president of a software company servicing the education industry. Richard Matthews, who resigned as a director and interim CEO, is now the managing director of GEMCOM AUSTRALIA PTY.
CREW DEVELOPMENT has given the post of managing director of the newly incorporated NALUNAQ GOLD MINE to Finn Mortensen. Crew hopes to start construction in Greenland by the middle of 2003.
Jeremy Brett has been elected a director and president of LYDIA DIAMOND EXPLORATION. Mr. Brett has been with the company for 3 years serving first as executive director of exploration and then vice-president of exploration.
ST. JUDE RESOURCES of Vancouver has asked W. Ken Midan, PEng, to join its advisory board. He will act as senior technical consultant and study the feasibility of the company's Hwini-Butre and South Benso prospect in Ghana, West Africa.
Chris Curtis, formerly president of SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC CANADA is returning to the company's North American headquarters in Palatine, Ill. His replacement in Toronto will be named shortly.
Invensys has announced the appointment of Paul S. Steinitz as director of Market, FOXBORO AUTOMATION SYSTEMS. Mr Steinitz will oversee future product launches of the Foxboro A2 family of automation system platforms.