CMIC Announces New Chair of its Board of Directors

Ottawa, Ontario, March 12, 2019 – The Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Gordon Bogden has been elected as the new Chair of the Board. Mr. Bogden succeeds Jean Robitaille, who served as Chair since June 2016.

Mr. Bogden is currently Chairman of Black Loon Group, a private mining investment company, and is a former President and CEO of Alloycorp Mining Inc.  He served as a Vice Chairman Metals and Mining with Standard Chartered Bank and National Bank Financial and was a senior mining investment banker with Gryphon Partners, NM Rothschilds & Sons Canada, and CIBC Wood Gundy and a geophysicist and co-founder of Quantech Consulting.  He has served as a director of over a dozen public mining companies including Royal Gold, Inc. and Orvana Minerals Corp. and is the former Chairman of Volta Resources, and past Chairman of Nexgen Energy. He is a founding council member of the Development Partner Institute and was a member of the Mt. Sinai Hospital Foundation Board and the Bridgepoint Health Foundation Board in Toronto. In 2013, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work with Right to Play where he continues to serve as a member of the Canadian Advisory Board.

I am excited to lead CMIC’s Board of Directors and to working closely with senior leadership to advance our vision to “Transform Mining Towards a Zero Waste Industry”, stated Gordon.

It has been an honour to serve as Chair of CMIC’s Board of Directors and I am confident in CMIC’s future under Gordon’s leadership as we continue to deliver strong value to the industry and our members,” stated Jean Robitaille. “I am looking forward to supporting Gordon in his new role and to continuing to serve as a Director of CMIC.”

CEO & Executive Director, Carl Weatherell said, “Our volunteer Board has been a tremendous resource for CMIC, I look forward to continued collaboration and join the Directors in welcoming Gordon to the position of Chair and to thank Jean for his support and guidance over the last two years.”

About CMIC

The Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) is widely recognized as the umbrella organization to coordinate innovation in the mining industry.

Our Vision is to Transform mining towards a zero waste industry.

Our Mission is to Connect innovators to catalyze transformation across the industry.

For further information, please contact:

Carl Weatherell, CEO & Executive Director