Ian Telfer

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"Mr. Telfer has over 30 years experience as a corporate executive. Mr. Telfer is currently Chairman of Goldcorp Inc. (a gold mining company). He was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Goldcorp Inc. prior to November 2006 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. (a gold mining company) prior to its merger with Goldcorp Inc. in 2005. He was also the Chairman of UrAsia Energy Ltd. (“UrAsia”) (a uranium mining company) prior its acquisition by the Corporation in April 2007." [1]

"Mr. Telfer served as President and CEO of Goldcorp Inc. from March 2005 until its merger with Glamis Gold in November 2006. Mr. Telfer was previously Chairman and CEO of Wheaton River Minerals since 2002 and has over 20 years of experience in the precious metals business. As a founding director of TVX, he served as its President and CEO during the first ten years and has also held positions as a Director of Lihir Gold, President and CEO of Vengold, amongst other publicly traded companies. In these capacities Mr. Telfer has raised over $1 billion for mining exploration and development around the world. " [2]

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  1. Uranium One [1], organizational web page, accessed April 1, 2013.
  2. Board, Goldcorp, accessed February 5, 2011.
  3. World Gold Council Leadership, organizational web page, accessed May 22, 2013.