Don is an experienced business executive having been successful in a number of executive leadership roles in a variety of businesses, including his role as the founding Chairman, President and CEO of a national financial services group overseeing its growth from a start up to a major independent full service financial services company.
Don is an active corporate director serving on four public company boards: IAMGold, Lundin Mining, Dream Office REIT and International Petroleum Corporation. He also sits on the Board of the World Gold Council.
IAMGold is a mid-tier gold producer with three operating gold mines on three continents. Don was appointed the Chairman of the Board in May 2015. Dream Office REIT owns a portfolio of well-located, high-quality office properties. Don is the Independent Lead Director, chairs the joint Compensation and Environmental Committee and serves on the Governance and Audit committees. Lundin Mining Corporation is a diversified base metals mining company with operations and projects in Chile, Portugal, Sweden and the U.S.A producing copper, zinc, lead and nickel. Don Chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee. International Petroleum Corporation is a new international oil and gas exploration and production company with a high quality portfolio of assets located in Canada, Europe and South East Asia. Don Chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Audit and Governance committees.
In addition to his business experience, Don has extensive transactional, international and corporate governance experience. He has sat on a large number of public and private boards and has sat on and chaired a number of audit, compensation, governance, special, independent and strategic committees in various corporate situations and industries.