Sherritt International

Related Links


Board of Directors

David Pathe , , , Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Pathe was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation effective January 1, 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Pathe served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation from March 2011, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from July 2009, as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from October 2008 and as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary from June 2007.

Timothy Baker , , , Non-Executive Director, Toronto, Canada


Mr. Baker has served as a director of the Corporation since May 2014. He currently serves as a director of Antofagasta PLC (where he is a member of the Compensation Committee) and Rye Patch Gold Corp., as well as being the Chairman of Golden Star Resources Ltd. Mr. Baker retired from his positions as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation in October 2010. Prior to joining Kinross in 2006, Mr. Baker was with Placer Dome, where he served in several key roles including Executive General Manager of Placer Dome Chile and of Placer Dome Tanzania, and Senior Vice President of the copper producing Compañia Minera Zaldivar. Mr. Baker also served as a director of Pacific Rim Mining Corp. (until November 2013), Augusta Resource Corporation (until October 2014) and Eldorado Gold Corporation (until December 2012). Mr. Baker holds a B.Sc. (Geology) and the ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Maryse Bélanger , , , Non-Executive Director, Vancouver, Canada


Ms. Bélanger has more than 30 years of experience in the global mining sector, with proven strengths in operational excellence, technical services and efficiency. Currently, she is Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Gold Corp., where she is responsible for the overall operational and technical management of the company. Previously, Ms. Bélanger served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Mirabela Nickel Ltd., where she led the restructuring of the Santa Rita open pit nickel operations in Brazil. Ms. Bélanger holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and a graduate certificate in Geostatistics. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Peter Gillin , , , Non-Executive Director, Toronto, Canada


Mr. Gillin has served as a director of the Corporation since January 1, 2010. He is currently a director of Silver Wheaton Corp., Dundee Precious Metals Inc., TD Mutual Funds Corporate Class Ltd., Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (formerly Ivanhoe Mines Inc.) and Barlow Mine Inc. (a private company) and has been a member of the Independent Review Committee of TD Asset Management Inc. since 2003. Mr. Gillin is a member of the Compensation Committees of the Silver Wheaton Inc., Dundee Precious Metals Inc. and Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. where he is also Chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Gillin also served as a director of HudBay Minerals Inc. from April 2008 to March 2009.

Mr. Gillin is also the Lead Director of the Corporation.

Sir Richard Lapthorne , , , Non-Executive Director, London, England


Sir Richard Lapthorne has served as a director of the Corporation since September 2011. He has served as a Finance Director or as Chairman of various FTSE 100 and non-quoted companies in the United Kingdom since 1986, and is an advisor to and Chair of the Public Interest Body of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was the Chairman of Cable & Wireless Communications plc and Cable & Wireless plc. until 2016. Between June 2009 and April 2010, he served as Chairman of McLaren Group Limited. From 1996 to May 2003 he was Chairman of Amersham International plc (now GE Healthcare) having joined its board as a Non-executive Director in 1989. He was Finance Director of British Aerospace plc from July 1992 and Vice Chairman from April 1998 until his retirement in 1999. He is also a fellow of each of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants and the Institute of Corporate Treasurers in the United Kingdom.

Adrian Loader , , , Non-Executive Director, London, England


Mr. Loader has served as a director of the Corporation since July 2013. He has extensive international experience from Royal Dutch Shell in energy management, projects, strategy, business development and new market entry. Mr. Loader held regional responsibility for Royal Dutch Shell’s operations in Latin America/Africa, Middle East/Far East and Europe. He was subsequently the Royal Dutch Shell Director responsible for Strategy and Business Development, as well as for Scenarios, Group Planning, Health, Safety & Environment, and External Affairs. Before retiring from Royal Dutch Shell at the end of 2007, Mr. Loader served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Canada (“Shell Canada”) where he was responsible, inter alia, for Shell Canada’s oil sands open pit mining activities and their expansion. Mr. Loader has served on the following public company boards – Alliance Unichem, Shell Canada Ltd., Alliance Boots, Candax Energy Inc. and Compton Petroleum. In January 2008, he joined the Board of Toronto based Candax Energy Inc. and was Chairman until June 2010. He then served as Chairman of Compton Petroleum, Calgary, until August 2012 and was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oracle Coalfields PLC, London (an international coal developer in Pakistan) from 2011 to 2016. He is currently a director of LarfargeHolcim Ltd. (a Swiss global supplier of cement and aggregates) and Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (a Canadian iron ore project developer), as well as the Chairman of Resero Gas Limited (a private UK company developing LNG to power projects). Mr. Loader is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a Master’s degree in History from Cambridge University, England.

Lisa Pankratz , , , Non-Executive Director, Vancouver, Canada


Ms. Pankratz has over 28 years of experience in the investment industry and capital markets in both executive and advisory capacities working with multinational and international companies. For over 14 years, she has served as a board member of corporations in the financial services and global media industries. Ms. Pankratz currently sits on the boards of IA Clarington Investments Inc., UBC Investment Management Trust Inc., CIR Investment Research Ltd. and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, none of which are publicly listed. She is also a member of the HSBC Independent Review Committee of HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited.

Ms. Pankratz is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder. She received an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

John Warwick , , , Non-Executive Director, Toronto, Canada


Mr. Warwick is a special advisor to Paradigm Capital Inc., as well as being director of Canadian Zinc Corporation where he is Chairman of both the Audit and Compensation committees. Prior to 2015, Mr. Warwick was the Managing Director, Investment Banking, founding partner and Head of Corporate Finance of Paradigm Capital Inc. where he advised and assisted companies on financing and capital structure matters. Prior to 1999, Mr. Warwick was Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Gordon Capital Corporation and previously a mining analyst at Burns Fry, where he was a top-ranked base metals analyst, and Gardner Watson. He is currently a member of the Finance and Audit committee of the Board of Governors of the Shaw Festival. Mr. Warwick is a CFA and holds an MBA from the University of Toronto.