John Kearney, chairman
Irish, born 1951, is a mining executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the mining industry and is chairman and CEO of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited. He is also chairman of Buchans Resources Limited, Xtierra Inc. and Conquest Resources Limited. He is a director of the Mining Association of Canada and has degrees in law and economics from University College Dublin and an MBA from Trinity College Dublin. He is a member of the nomination committee. He is resident in Canada.
Bill Hooley, chief executive
Bill Hooley, born 1947, is a mining engineering graduate from the Royal School of Mines and has extensive experience in many countries including the UK and Australia. He is vice-chairman and a director of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited and a director of Grangesberg Iron AB and Eurmag AB. He has been a director of a number of other companies involved in the minerals industry. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Danesh Varma, finance director and company secretary
Canadian, born 1950, is a chartered accountant. He is a director of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited and Grangesberg Iron AB and Eurmag AB. He is also chief financial officer of Buchans Resources Limited, Xtierra Inc. and Conquest Resources Limited.
British, born 1944, non-executive director, a lawyer with over 40 years’ experience in the legal and mining finance sector in Africa, Canada and the UK. He has extensive experience in the financing of resource companies. He is a member of the remuneration, audit and nomination committees and the senior independent director.