Mr. Gignac has been a director of the Corporation since 2007. He currently serves on our Human Resources and on our Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee. From 1986 to 2006, he served as president and CEO of Cambior Inc., an international mining and exploration company with operations, development projects and exploration activities in the Americas that was acquired by IAMGOLD Corporation in 2006. In addition to leading Cambior, Mr. Gignac has held senior management positions with Falconbridge Copper Corp, and Exxon Minerals Company. He is currently the president of G Mining Services Inc., a private mining consulting firm with international activities. Mr. Gignac is a director of Franco-Nevada Corp. He also served as chairman of the board of Marengo Mining Ltd. until June 2013, as chairman of the board of St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd. until May 2013, as chairman of the board of Gaz Metro Inc. until December 2011 and as chairman of the board of Andean Resources Ltd. until December 2010, as a director of Revett Minerals Ltd. from 2007 to 2009, and as a director of Cambior Inc. until 2006.
Ms. Strobel has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2007. She currently chairs our Human Resources Committee and is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In 2005, Ms. Strobel retired as an Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Exelon Corporation, one of the largest U.S. electric utilities where she had the overall responsibility for the financial performance of the utility companies serving the Chicago and Philadelphia regions. During her tenure with Exelon and its predecessor companies, starting in 1993, Ms. Strobel served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and as Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Edison Company, as an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Unicom Corporation and Commonwealth Edison Company, as President of Exelon’s Business Services Company, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exelon Energy Delivery, the holding company for Exelon’s energy delivery business. Her various positions at Exelon required engaging with customers, regulators and legislators. Ms. Strobel was named as one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 50 Women in Business in 2002. She currently is a director of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and of Illinois Tool Works, Inc. where she also chairs the audit committee and serves as a member of the executive committee.
North Channel Management and North Channel Capital Partners
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada
Mr. Turcotte has been serving on our Board of Directors since 2007. He is a member of our Human Resources Committee and our Finance Committee and currently chairs our Environmental Health and Safety Committee. Mr. Turcotte is currently president and CEO of North Channel Management and North Channel Capital Partners, business consulting and private investing firms. He is also a member of the board of Brookfield Business Partners L.P., an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management, and a director of Norbord Inc. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Turcotte was the president and CEO and a director of Algoma Steel Inc., a publicly listed North American steel company. From 1992 to 2002, he held a number of senior executive positions with companies in the pulp and paper industry, including president of the paper group and executive vice-president of corporate development and strategy of Tembec Inc., a leading integrated forest products company with operations in North America and France.