May 18, 2012 - by The Northern Miner
Steve Letwin, President and CEO of IAMGOLD Corporation is pleased that Craig MacDougall has joined the IAMGOLD team as Vice-President, Exploration. An accomplished senior executive in base and precious metals mining, Craig brings 20 years of experience in international exploration. He has a strong reputation for building and leading multidisciplinary teams, and a track record of deposit discovery, resource expansions and project generation and acquisitions. Craig worked for Falconbridge/Noranda in roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior International Geologist and, later, Director & Exploration Manager. More recently, as president and CEO of a TSX-V junior listed exploration company, he led exploration projects for sulphide nickel in East Africa andCanada. He holds a B.Sc. in Geology fromMountAllisonUniversityand a M. Sc. in Earth Sciences fromMemorialUniversity.
IAMGOLD Corporation (www.iamgold.com) is a leading mid-tier gold mining company producing approximately one million ounces annually from five gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. In Québec, the Company also operates Niobec Inc., which produces more than 4.5 million kilograms of niobium annually. The Company also owns a rare earth element resource close to its niobium mine. IAMGOLD is uniquely positioned with a strong financial position and extensive management and operational expertise. To grow from this strong base, IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects.