Executive Chairman, Chairman of Community and Gov. Relations Committee, Member of Health, Safety and Environmental Committee and Member of Audit Committee
Mr. Leon E. Teicher was redesignated as Executive Chairman of the Board of Continental Gold Limited., with effect from 31 March 2015. Mr. Teicher joined the Continental Board in April 2013 and has served as nonexecutive Chairman since April 2014. He was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Cerrejon Coal Ltd., Colombia largest private coal producer and exporter and one of the largest integrated mining companies in the world, with minerailwayport and marketing operations. Throughout his career, Mr. Teicher has held leadership roles in both the mining and hightech industries, including as VicePresident, Marketing and Sales, and later member of the board, of Carbocol S.A., and general manager of various regional and country operations for Unisys Corporationrationration, a global information technology company. He also founded and was Chief Executive Officer of Xeon Technology Corporationration, a software business development company. Currently a member of the Board of Governors of Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Mr. Teicher is also a member of the board of directors of Fedesarrollo, Colombia leading economic thinktank, and Cementos Argos, the fourth largest cement producer in Latin America and second largest in the Southeast USA. Mr. Teicher holds an MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Economics from Universidad de los Andes. Among other distinctions, he was a Fulbright Scholar and has received various recognition awards from the Colombian government. Mr. Teicher is a dual citizen of Colombia and Canada.
Age: 61 Chairman Since 2015