TORONTO, CANADA, Jun. 14, 2010 (Marketwire) -- Inmet Mining Corporation ("Inmet") (TSX:IMN) is pleased to announce that John Clappison, the former managing partner of the Greater Toronto Area office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, has accepted an invitation to join its Board of Directors. Mr. Clappison's appointment is effective today.
Mr. Clappison is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (or its predecessor firm) for 37 years. Since early 2006, he has served as a director of Cameco Corporation, Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust, Rogers Communications Inc. and Sun Life Financial Inc.
Mr. Clappison is also actively involved with the Canadian Foundation for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation and The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall Endowment Foundation.
David R. Beatty, Chairman of Inmet, commented, "We are delighted to welcome John to Inmet's Board of Directors. His business and financial expertise will complement and strengthen our Board as we move forward with the execution of our strategic plan."
Inmet is a Canadian-based global mining company that produces copper, zinc and gold. We have interests in five mining operations in locations around the world: Cayeli, Las Cruces, Pyhasalmi, Troilus and Ok Tedi. We also have a 100 percent interest in Cobre Panama, a development property in Panama.
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