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Mining Association of Canada Announces New President

The CMA Board of Directors elects david clarry of Hudbay as President

OTTAWA (ON), June 16, 2021 /CNW/ – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that david clarry, vice president of corporate social responsibility for Hudbay Minerals Inc., was elected president of the MAC for the next two-year term. David comes to his new role with extensive experience in the mining sector and in-depth knowledge of MAC, having been a dedicated participant on several committees, including the Executive, International Social Responsibility and Indigenous Relations Committees, over the last years.

“We are delighted to have David take on the leadership role of CMA,” said Pierre Graton, President and CEO of CMA. “As a CSR leader in our sector, David is well versed in many issues affecting our industry today, including climate change, corporate responsibility, Indigenous collaboration and responsible business practices abroad. We are particularly happy to have him as president given his familiarity with MAC Towards sustainable mining® initiative, our commitment to sustainable mining, and I know it will make a significant contribution to the work we do. »

As of today, David replaces Gordon StothartPresident and Chief Executive Officer of IAMGOLD, who served as Chairman of the June 2019 at June 2021.

“It has been a privilege to have Gordon at the helm for the past two years,” Gratton continued. “Throughout the pandemic Gordon has provided a steady hand during a time of great uncertainty and we appreciate all he has done to ensure from Canada the mining industry was positioned to succeed in the face of COVID-19. »

David brings significant industry experience to his role as President. In his current role at Hudbay, David develops, implements and reports on corporate standards for health, safety, environment and community relations. Before joining Hudbay in 2011, David spent 18 years in a series of roles with international engineering and consultancy firm Hatch Ltd., most recently as Director of Climate Change Initiatives.

“As a longtime member of the CMA, I am honored to take on the role of President at such an important time for from Canada mining sector,” Mr. Clarry said. “As one of the most important contributors to from Canada GDP and as an employer in communities across the country, our industry has a vital role to play in economic recovery efforts related to COVID-19. As someone with extensive experience in CSR strategy in the mining sector, I look forward to bringing from Canada leadership role in sustainable mining practices at the forefront during my term as President and I will work to ensure that the mining sector has the opportunity to reach its full potential in the years to come. »

The mining industry is a major sector of from Canada the economy, contributing $109 billion to the national GDP and responsible for 19% of from Canada total national exports. from Canada mining sector employs 719,000 people directly and indirectly across the country. Industry is proportionally the largest private employer of Aboriginal people in Canada and a major client of Aboriginal-owned businesses.

About the CMA
The Mining Association of Canada is the national organization of the Canadian mining industry. Its members represent most of the from Canada production of base and precious metals, uranium, diamonds, metallurgical coal, mined oil sands and industrial minerals and are actively engaged in mineral exploration, mining, smelting, refining and semi- manufacturing. Please visit

SOURCE Mining Association of Canada (MAC)

For further information: Cynthia Waldmeier, Director of Communications, Mining Association of Canada, Telephone: 613-233-9392 ext. 225 or 613-894-2128 (cell), Email: [email protected]

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