TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – TSX-listed Sherritt International Corp has named ArcelorMittal Mining Canada president and CEO Steve Wood as its new COO effective from April 27.
Wood would oversee Sherritt's operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar, including the environmental, health and safety, sustainability, technology, engineering and marketing functions.
After previously filling several positions with Vale, PT International Nickel Indonesia and ArcelorMittal, Wood would bring with him extensive mining industry expertise, having successfully led large operations, significant capital projects, technical groups and strategic planning groups.
He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from Laurentian University.
Sherritt has nickel mining and refining operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar and is also the largest independent energy producer in Cuba.