Fred Daley recently retired as Teck’s Vice President, Exploration. Appointed in April of 1998, he was responsible for Teck’s exploration programs worldwide, overseeing exploration activities in ten countries. Mr. Daley joined Teck Corporation as a geologist in January 1989. He was appointed Western Canada District Manager, Exploration in 1991, a position he held until 1994; and was Vice President Exploration, Western Canada from 1994 to 1998. He has over 35 years of exploration experience in North and South America, Australia, Europe, southern Africa, China, and the former Soviet Republic. Mr. Daley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Sciences from the University of British Columbia (1975) and a Master of Science degree in Applied Sciences (Minex) from Queens University (1986). He is currently a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada and a registered P. Geo. (B.C.).