Douglas H. Bache
Director, Compensation Committee Chair
Mr. Bache is a finance professional with executive management and board experience in both publicly-traded and private companies. He has over 25 years of corporate finance, commodity and capital markets, business and corporate development experience in mining, financial services and information technology.
Over the past twelve years, Mr. Bache has provided executive management, corporate finance and corporate strategy/M&A development services to various companies including mining, consumer and industrial products and information technology.
From 1999-2005, Mr. Bache served in various senior management roles with Vale Canada Limited (formerly, Inco Limited) and North American Palladium Ltd. In his roles with Vale Canada and North American Palladium, he was responsible for management of the treasury, commodity trading, corporate and project budgeting, financial reporting and investor relations, corporate strategy and development.
During the prior ten years, Mr. Bache’s banking career included various roles in investment and corporate banking with CIBC World Markets and Société Générale Canada, where he managed client relationships, arranged debt and equity financings and provided risk management advisory services to mining and metals, oil & gas, manufacturing and financial service companies.
Mr. Bache received a Bachelor of Mathematics in Business Management from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and has continuously enhanced his skills and expertise over 25 years through executive training in management and development programs with Smith School of Business, Queen’s University as well as various business and industry-specific certification programs.