Ms. Merrin is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of CML HealthCare, Inc., a leading provider of private laboratory testing services, as well as a member of the Nominating and Governance, Audit and Human Resources Committees. Ms. Merrin joined the Board of CML HealthCare, Inc. in March 2008 and became Chairman in March 2011. She also served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of CML HealthCare from May 2011 to February 2012. Since January 2012, she has served as director of Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance service, and has chaired its Chief Executive Officer Search Committee. From October 2009 to June 2011, Ms. Merrin served as a director of EnsSolutions Group, Inc., which provides engineered environmental applications for mine tailings control, process dust and stockpile sealing. She also served as a director of The NB Power Group, a company that generates and distributes electricity from nuclear, hydro, wind and oil, from 2007 to 2009 and as Chairman of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee from 2008 to 2009. From 2005 to 2006, Ms. Merrin served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Luscar Ltd., Canada’s largest producer of thermal coal, and as Executive Vice President from 2004 to 2005. Before joining Luscar, from 1999 to 2004, Ms. Merrin was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sherritt International Corporation, a diversified international natural resources company with assets in base metals mining and refining, thermal coal, oil, gas and power generation. She is also currently a director of the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, which was created in 2009 to support Alberta’s initiatives on climate change and the reduction of emissions. In addition, Ms. Merrin was a member of the National Advisory Panel on Sustainable Energy Science & Technology from 2005 to 2006, and from 2003 to 2006 was a member of Canada’s National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy.
Ms. Merrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD.
Ms. Merrin’s qualifications as director include her operating experience as an executive in the mining sector and her experience serving on several boards of directors or trustees, as applicable.