Teck Resources announces Board chairman succession plan
Teck Resources announced today Dominic Barton has agreed to join its Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Barton has been the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company for the past nine years. He is the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance's Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. He is also a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a Rhodes Trustee, and an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He is one of the founders and serves on the Board of FCLT Global and is a member of the Boards of Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York and the Asia Pacific Foundation in Canada. Mr. Barton graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA Honors in economics and studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Brasenose College, Oxford University. Dr. Norman B. Keevil, Chairman of the Board of Teck, said that he will retire from that role on October 1, 2018, at which time Mr. Barton will replace him as Chairman. Also at that time, Norman Keevil III, who has been a director of the company since 1997, will become Vice-Chair of the Board.