NORCAT Welcomes Three New Members to Board of Directors

New Directors’ Breadth of Experience Bolsters the Board’s Business and Technical Expertise

Sudbury, ON. NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Dunlop, Mike Garbutt and Nancy Guay to its Board of Directors. Each new member brings decades of experience in corporate leadership and innovation and strengthens the board with backgrounds in engineering, business administration and technology.

Steve Dunlop brings extensive technical corporate management and operational experience to NORCAT’s Board. Beginning his career in 1996 with the Ontario Geological Survey, Steve has worked in a variety of positions in the mining industry, culminating in his current role of General Manager, Canada for KGHM International. In this role, Steve is responsible for directing all safety, environmental and administrative functions for KGHM’s operating and non-operating assets within the region. Steve’s dedication to the mining industry is furthered by his volunteer position on the Mine Manager’s committee and Board of Directors for the Ontario Mining Association (OMA).

Mike Garbutt adds significant experience to NORCAT’s Board in business administration and capital project management. After twenty-five years in the mining industry, including senior leadership tenures at Glencore, KGHM, Stantec and IAMGOLD, Mike was named Chief Operating Officer of Clean Air Metals in May 2022 with the mandate to develop the Thunder Bay North Critical Minerals Project. An active Board Member of the Ontario Mining Association, Mike is Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt trained and has led significant business improvement engagements over multiple mining organizations.

As Vice President, Technology, Optimization and Innovation at Agnico Eagle, Nancy Guay’s extensive technical and operational expertise is a valuable addition to NORCAT’s Board of Directors. Prior to her current role, she held several other key positions at Agnico Eagle, specializing in business strategy and technical services. Over her twenty-year career, Nancy has also worked as a consultant with SNC-Lavalin in Montreal and as processing plant director for ArcelorMittal.

"We are pleased to welcome Nancy, Steve and Mike to NORCAT’s Board of Directors," said Shayne Wisniewski, NORCAT’s Board Chair." Each of these new Board members brings with them a unique perspective and individual strengths that will add tremendous value to the team. I look forward to working alongside them as NORCAT continues to grow."

"We are thrilled to build on the deep and diverse expertise of our current Board of Directors with the addition of these three deeply knowledgeable and respected technology and operational leaders," says Don Duval, NORCAT CEO. "Their wealth of insight, experience and expertise in the global mining industry will prove invaluable as we embark on the next phase of our ambitious growth strategy."

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NORCAT is a leader in skilled labour training and innovation services focused on developing and delivering programs, services, and resources that enhance productivity and safety in the global skilled labour industries.

Media Contact: Lindsay Moorhouse | Manager, Marketing and Communications | NORCAT | (705) 521-8324 ext 337 |