John Francis Kearney

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Biographical Information

"Mr Kearney is the Chairman and President of Canadian Zinc Corporation with over thirty years experience in the mining industry worldwide. With degrees in law, economics and business administration, he has a strong background in corporate development, finance and managing public companies, primarily in the mining field." [1]

"He was previously President and Chief Executive of Northgate Exploration Limited (TSE; NYSE: LSE) Campbell Resources Inc. (TSE; NYSE; MSE) Sonora Gold Corp. (TSE; NASDAQ). He is currently Chairman of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited (TSX), Anglesey Mining plc (LSE) and Conquest Resources Limited (TSX-V) and a Director of Avnel Gold Mining Ltd. (TSX); Minco plc (AIM), Vatukoula Gold Mines plc, and Xtierra Inc (TSX-V). He is also a director of the Mining Association of Canada, and of the NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines. A director of Canadian Zinc since 2001, Mr. Kearney was appointed President in June 2003 and since that time has led the Company in the redevelopment of the Prairie Creek Mine, including raising over $40 million." [2]


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  1. Vatukoula Gold Mines About, organizational web page, accessed October 1, 2012.
  2. Canadian Zinc Board, organizational web page, accessed October 1, 2012.