The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Candace MacGibbon, as the Incoming President-Elect for 2025-2026. In this dynamic role, Ms. MacGibbon will work closely with the President and President-Elect to provide direction to CIM, ensuring it continues to be the leading not-for-profit technical society of professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals, materials, and energy industries.
Ms. MacGibbon will assume the role of CIM president in May 2025, following Ian Pearce (2024-2025) and Michael Cinnamond (2023-2024).
Candace MacGibbon, CA, CPA, ICD.D, was CEO of INV Metals Inc. until its acquisition by Dundee Precious Metals Corp. in 2021, and holds various board positions, including Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd., Carbon Streaming Corp., and several not-for-profit volunteer boards. She also actively supports the resource and energy industries through conference presentations, media interviews, and published articles.
Ms. MacGibbon’s executive experience, financial expertise, and vision for the resource and energy industries align with CIM’s mission and values. Her unique perspective and experience will strengthen the work CIM does to connect with, and support, the prosperity of the entire mining community.
“Candace’s passion for connecting people and innovating across the mining lifecycle, combined with her extensive experience in the resource industry, corporate governance, and advocacy for sustainable and responsible resource extraction, will be invaluable to CIM. Her leadership experience and deep understanding of the industry make her the ideal person to ensure that CIM continues to make a thoughtful and positive impact on the community.” – Anne Marie Toutant, current CIM PresidentAnne Marie Toutant
“We are delighted to welcome Candace MacGibbon as the CIM Incoming President-Elect. With her extensive background in finance, business ethics, ESG, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, Candace brings valuable expertise and a fresh perspective to our organization. Her broad experience and insights will further strengthen CIM’s executive team and its ability to execute its vision to be a trusted authority and collective source for advancing the mineral industry towards a sustainable future.” – Pierre Julien, immediate Past President.Pierre Julien
“Canada’s mining industry should be positioned as the global leader in the race to meet the United Nations’ target of net zero emissions by 2050. The next few years will be a period of unprecedented growth and transition for critical minerals and metals, and CIM will play an important role in advocacy, innovation, and technical excellence. I am excited to be a part of the team.” - Candace MacGibbon, incoming President-Elect.Candace MacGibbon
The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is a leading technical society committed to the advancement and promotion of knowledge, technology, and best practices in the mining, metallurgy, and petroleum sectors. CIM serves its members and the global mining community by providing networking opportunities, professional development, and advocacy for the betterment of the industry.
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