Mark Cutifani

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Mark Cutifani
Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
CVRD Inco Limited

Born and educated in Australia, Mr. Cutifani graduated with First Class Honors from Wollongong University as a Mining Engineer.

Mr. Cutifani has extensive operational experience in coal, gold, copper, nickel, industrial minerals and tantalum. During his career he has held a number of senior operating positions including:

  • General Manager of Australia's largest gold operations
  • Group Executive responsible for all of the operations of Australia's largest gold mining company
  • Operations manager for substantial mining operations in nickel, copper and other metals and Industrial Minerals

In addition to his extensive operations and corporate experience Mr. Cutifani is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a former Councilor, member of its Ethics Committee, Mineral Valuation Committee and a former member of the CSIRO's executive advisory board for minerals sector research. He has been a member of the numerous industry committees and forums including the West Australia Chamber of Mines and Australian Gold Council. He is currently a member of the Ontario Mining Association and Minerals Association of Canada in addition to other industry and community representative groups.

Mr. Cutifani joined Inco as Vice President - Canadian and UK Operations in March 2003, and became President - Ontario Operations in April 2004. He was appointed President, North America/Europe in September 2005. He was appointed Chief Operating officer for Inco limited in October 2006, and subsequently confirmed as Chief Operating Officer for CVRD Inco Limited in January 2007.

Degrees and certifications

  • Mining Engineer - First Class Honors - Wollongong University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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