Teck Cominco Limited

Teck Cominco Limited

November 21, 2008 22:54 ET

Teck Announces Resignation of Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2008) - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Peter Kukielski, will be leaving Teck to pursue a new opportunity effective December 15. Teck wishes to thank Mr. Kukielski for his contribution and in particular for his role in the recent corporate restructuring which saw the formation of five new strategic business units.

Each business unit is led by a senior executive with full responsibility for the unit's performance. They are: Boyd Payne, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Coal Limited; Roger Higgins, Senior Vice President, Copper; Mike Agg, Senior Vice President, Zinc; Ray Reipas, Vice President, Energy; and Rob Scott, Vice President, Gold.

About Teck

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, metallurgical coal, zinc, gold and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. Further information about Teck can be found at www.teck.com.

Contact Information

  • Teck Cominco Limited
    Greg Waller
    Vice President, Investor Relations & Strategic Analysis
    (604) 699-4014
    Website: www.teck.com