Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 23, 2002

Andre Fortier – Campbell Resources Inc (cch:tse)

ANDRE YVES FORTIER is President and Chief Executive Officer of Campbell Resources Inc. He completed his classical studies at the Sminaire de Gasp and the Collge St-Charles Garnier of Qubec. After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree, he was admitted to the law faculty of the Universit Laval. He obtained his law degree in 1964 and was admitted to the Barreau du Qubec in June 1965. He joined Noranda Inc. at its Head Office in Toronto. He pursued his career in various posts in Human Resources and was nominated as Vice President, Human Resources, of Noranda Minerals in 1986. In January 1989 he was nominated as First Vice President of Noranda, responsible for the strategic positioning of Noranda in Qubec. In July 1991 he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Kerr Addison Mines Limited, a Noranda affiliate company with investments in Minnova Inc. and Anderson Explorations Inc., as well as an important mining exploration property portfolio. Following the sale of its interests, he resigned from Kerr Addison on August 31, 1993 to pursue his involvement in mining exploration in Qubec by becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of GoNova Explorations Inc. He also assumes, since April 1996, the position of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of MSV Resources Inc., a mining company located in the Chibougamau area. He is, since December 2000, President of Campbell Resources Inc. In June of 2001, these three companies were merged and now operate under the name of Campbell Resources Inc. He sits on the Board of Directors of Mazarin inc. since January 1999 and on the Board of Southern Africa Minerals Corporation since June 2001. He is an Honorary Member of the Fondation de l'Universit Laval and past President of the Board of the Conseil du Patronat du Qubec (June 1998 to 2002). Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief historical sketch of Campbell

Resources today?

Mr. Fortier: Campbell Resources is a mining company that operates

in northwestern Quebec. It operates a gold and