Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 9, 2016
Interview with the President: Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM)
Ammar Al-Joundi was appointed President of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited on April 6, 2015, and previously served as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2010 to June 2012. Mr. Al-Joundi has over 20 years of experience in finance and business strategy, and has extensive experience in mining, capital markets and banking. Prior to returning to Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in 2015, Mr. Al-Joundi served as the Chief Financial Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation from July 10, 2012 to February 2015; its Senior Executive Vice President from July 2014 to February 2015; and served as an Executive Vice President from July 10, 2012 to July 2014. Mr. Al-Joundi previously spent 11 years at Barrick Gold Corporation prior to joining Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in 2010. During this time, he held various senior financial roles including Senior Vice President of Capital Allocation and Business Strategy, Senior Vice President of Finance, and Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Barrick South America. Prior to May 1999, he served as Vice President, Structured Finance at Citibank, Canada. Mr. Al-Joundi is a professional engineer who graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto in mechanical engineering and has an MBA with honours from the University of Western Ontario. Profile
TWST: Tell us a little bit about your background and what prepared you for your role at Agnico Eagle.
Mr. Al-Joundi: Like many kids of my generation, I did what my