Meet PDAC's new executive director

Early this month Andrew Cheatle became the new executive direct of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) Board of Directors.

Cheatle most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Director at Unigold Inc. Prior to his time at Unigold, Cheatle served in senior roles as Vice President Exploration at Treasury Metals Inc., General Manager, Director at Landore Resources Canada Inc., Principal Geologist at AMEC plc, Chief Geologist at Goldcorp Inc./Placer Dome Inc., and Mineral Resource Manager at Anglo American Corporation

“The PDAC is a tremendous organization, known the world over for its convention and increasingly for its advocacy and its role in shaping public policy. The role for me is very exciting and brings together many aspects of my work, leadership and management experience to the national and international stage,” says Mr. Cheatle.

The PDAC hosts the world's biggest trade show next month. The four-day convention has over 1,000 exhibitors, 25,122 attendees from over 100 countries. It kicks off March 1, 2015 at the Toronto Convention Centre.