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Teck Cominco Announces Appointment Of Tim Watson As Senior Vice President Project Development
June 29, 2007 /
Vancouver, B.C. - Peter Kukielski, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Teck Cominco Limited is pleased to announce that effective August 6, 2007, Tim Watson will join Teck Cominco as Senior Vice President Project Development.
"Teck Cominco has entered a phase of substantial growth. In order to meet the challenges of our expanding growth profile, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Watson to the newly-created position. Tim will be responsible for the company's Engineering, Construction, and Project Management functions, and he will oversee all major greenfield and brownfield capital projects. Tim will be a tremendous addition to our management team, and we look forward to welcoming him to Teck Cominco”, said Mr. Kukielski.
Tim graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in chemical engineering. He spent the last eight years with AMEC PLC in positions of increasing responsibility, culminating in his current role as Chief Operating Officer, Power and Process. Prior to joining AMEC, Tim spent twenty years with Fluor during which he developed his extensive background in domestic and international project management.
Teck Cominco is a diversified mining company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. The company is a world leader in the production of zinc and metallurgical coal and is also a significant producer of copper, gold, indium and other specialty metals. Further information can be found at
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