Timothy Haddon ’70
Timothy Haddon ’70, Vice Chairman
Appointed January 1, 2013
Reappointed January 1, 2017
Term expires December 31, 2020
Mr. Haddon is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of International Natural Resource Management Co. a private company. Mr. Haddon is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines (B.Sc. Mining Engineering) and a seasoned mining engineer with over 35 years of international mining and business experience. Mr. Haddon spent 23 years working for Texasgulf and Amax Inc. with responsibilities in Africa, Australia, Southeast Asia and North and South America. Mr. Haddon was Chief Executive Officer of Amax Gold Inc. (NYSE) from 1989 to 1993, Co-founder of First Dynasty Mines in 1994, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Archangel Diamond Corporation from 1997 through 2002. Mr. Haddon has served as Chairman of Anatolia Minerals Development Limited (TSX) since 1998, until it merged with Avoca Resources in 2011, and is currently Chairman of Alacer Gold Corp (TSX, ASX) the successor company. He is Lead Director of Thompson Creek Metals Company (NYSE, TSX) since 2007,and a Director of International Tower Hill Mines (TSX, Nasdaq) since 2010. He also sits on the Advisory Board of Pala Investments, a +$l .0 Billion Swiss-based fund focused on investments associated with the mining industry. Mr. Haddon has been Chairman of Audit, Compensation and Corporate Governance committees and sat on Health, Safety and Environment committees of public companies.
Mr. Haddon has worked extensively with environmental groups and project stakeholders around the world, encouraging communication and dialog, to ensure all parties concerns relating to sustainable mine and mine community development are better understood. While CEO of Amax Gold, the company was awarded the Dupont Environmental Excellence Award. This annual award, judged by environmental activists including members of the Sierra Club, Mineral Policy Center and the National Wildlife Federation, was given to the gold mining company exhibiting the best environmental practices. In addition during his tenure the endowed Amax Environmental Chair was established at the Colorado School of Mines. In 1993 Mr. Haddon was asked, as part of the Clinton Administration’s “Reinventing Government Initiative” to sit on a committee to examine and make recommendations regarding the future role of the US Bureau of Mines. Currently Mr. Haddon is involved with companies operating mines in the USA, Canada, Australia, and Turkey.