Baffinland Expands Board With the Addition of Grant Edey
TORONTO, ONTARIO–( EMWNews – April 1, 2008) – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (“Baffinland”) (TSX:BIM) is pleased to announce that Mr. Grant Edey has joined Baffinland’s Board of Directors and the Board’s Audit Committee.
Mr. Edey is a senior executive with over 30 years of financial experience that has been primarily in the mining industry. Mr. Edey was the Chief Financial Officer of IAMGOLD Corporation from 2003 to 2007 and Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Repadre Capital Corporation from 1996 to 2003. Prior to 1996, he held senior positions with Strathcona Mineral Services Limited, TransCanada Pipelines Limited, Eldorado Nuclear Limited, Rio Algom Limited and INCO Limited.
Mr. Edey has a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Science (Mining Engineering) from Queen’s University. He has considerable public company board experience and currently sits on the boards of a number of public companies including: Breakwater Resources Ltd. and Khan Resources.
“We are pleased to have Grant Edey, an experienced financial leader, join our Board of Directors and the Audit Committee and we look forward to his valued contribution”, said Gordon A. McCreary, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Baffinland is a Canadian publicly-traded junior mining company that is focused on its wholly-owned Mary River iron ore deposits located on Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada.
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