55 | Independent
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
Director since: 2014
Catherine’s extensive career as a mining equity research analyst and geologist, and experience in project value analysis and mergers and acquisitions expand the range of the board’s skills. She is chair of our reserves oversight committee and also serves on two other board committees.
- Mining, exploration and operations
- Investment industry
- Mineral resource estimation
- Project value analysis
As of March 10, 2017
Catherine Gignac is a corporate director since 2011. She has more than 30 years of experience in capital markets and the mining industry. Catherine has held senior positions as a mining equity research analyst with leading global brokerage firms and independent boutiques, including NCP Northland Capital Partners from 2009 to 2011. She has extensive experience in project value and investment analysis, and spent her early working years as a geologist.
Catherine is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, the CFA Institute, the Mineral Resource Analyst Group, the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
Catherine served on the board of St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd. from 2011 to 2015 and the board of Azul Ventures Inc. from 2012 to 2013. She was the principal of Catherine Gignac & Associates from 2011 to 2015. She volunteers with the Canadian Securities Administrators’ mining technical advisory and monitoring committee, the convention planning committee for the PDAC and Crohn's & Colitis Canada.
Board and Committee Membership and Attendance
As of December 31, 2016
|2016 Voting Results||Board and Committee Membership||In Person||Teleconference||Overall*|
|99.1% for||Board of directors||5 of 5||5 of 5||100%|
|0.9% withheld||Audit and finance||5 of 5||1 of 1||100%|
|Reserves oversight (chair)||2 of 2||1 of 1||100%|
|Safety, health, and environment||3 of 3||100%|
Other Public Company Boards and Committee Memberships
|Corvus Gold Inc.||
Board chair, Compensation, Corporate governance and nominating
|Trevali Mining Corporation||Audit, Nominating and corporate governance, Sustainability|
As of December 31, 2016
|Year||Cameco Shares||DSUs||Total Shares & DSUs||Total value of Shares & DSUs||Meets share ownership targets|
|2016||15,000||17,266||32,266||$ 453,012||On track (83%)
Catherine has until January 2021
to acquire additional shares and
DSUs to meet her target
For share ownership compliance, Catherine's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2016 are valued at $533,339.