• Canadian mid-tier miner IAMGOLD (IMG) has added two new independent non-executive directors to the company’s board
  • The new directors, Anne Marie Toutant and Deborah Starkman, bring a collective 55 years of experience to the IAMGOLD board
  • Anne recently retired from a leadership role at Suncor Energy, where she had worked since 2004
  • Deborah currently serves as the CFO at real estate giant Dream Unlimited
  • IAMGOLD is up 2.84 per cent and is trading at C$4.52 per share

Canadian mid-tier miner IAMGOLD (IMG) has added two new independent non-executive directors to the company’s board.

The new directors, Anne Marie Toutant and Deborah Starkman, bring a collective 55 years of experience to the IAMGOLD board.

Anne recently retired from her leadership role at Suncor Energy, where she had worked since 2004. Notably, while at Suncor Anne oversaw the $17 billion open-pit Fort Hills project in northern Alberta.

Before joining the Suncor team, Anne held numerous roles with in metallurgical and thermal coal mines in western Canada, eventually becoming one of Canada’s first female mine managers in 1998.

Meanwhile, Deborah comes to the company from a finance, management, liquidity and capital management background. Deborah currently serves as the CFO at real estate giant Dream Unlimited.

Before that, Deborah acted as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary at notable Canadian independent financial services firm GMP Capital.

Commenting on the new appointments, IAMGOLD Chair Don Charter said the company is very pleased to welcome Anne Marie and Deborah to the team.

“These appointments come at an exciting and critical time for IAMGOLD, as we execute on our transformational growth pipeline by entering the construction build phase of the Côté Gold Project. The board will continue with its commitment to corporate governance best practices, board diversity and board renewal,” he added.

This news follows an impressive third quarterly performance from IAMGOLD, which caused shares to shoot up in November.

IAMGOLD is up 2.84 per cent and is trading at C$4.52 per share at 11:03am EST.

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