Mountain Province Diamonds announces changes to board of directors
13 May 2020
Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. today announces changes to its Board of Directors.
The Company is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Dean Chambers to its Board of Directors. Mr. Chambers is a professional engineer and financial executive with strong operational, financial, M&A and major capital project experience in the mining industry. Mr. Chambers' career as a senior executive in the mining and chemical industries includes progressive positions with The Dow Chemical Company, Falconbridge Limited and Dynatec Corporation, and Sherritt International. Most recently, he served as an independent director and chair of the audit committee on the board of North American Palladium. Mr. Chambers holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Chambers also serves on the Industrial Advisory Committee for the Engineering and Management program at McMaster University. With over 30 years of extensive experience in the resource industry, Mr. Chambers will be an invaluable addition to the Company's Board.
Following his decision to not seek re-election to the Board after over 20 years of service, Mr. David Whittle has resigned as a Director of the Company and Chair of its Audit Committee.
Jonathan Comerford, the Company's Chairman commented: "We are pleased that Dean has agreed to join our board. His extensive knowledge and experience in the resource sector will be extremely valuable as we navigate through the challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic."
Mr. Comerford added: "On behalf of us all, I would like to thank David for his long and dedicated service to Mountain Province Diamonds and wish him success on his future endeavours. David had informed the company earlier in the year of his intention to step down from the Board after serving over 20 years as a Director. I am extremely grateful that David agreed to stay on a few extra months to help the company through a difficult period with COVID-19 pandemic. Under his leadership and support which included a period as Interim President and CEO, the Company has successfully transitioned from a diamond explorer into a diamond producer."