Sept 12, 2014
Element Financial director named chairman of Quest
Toronto--Quest Rare Minerals announced that its board of directors has appointed Pierre Lortie as chairman of the board.
Pierre Lortie is a senior business advisor at Dentons, a major international law firm. He is a director of Element Financial, Canam Group and Lamêlée Iron Ore. Lortie served as president and chief operating officer of Bombardier Transportation, president and chief operating officer of Bombardier Capital, president and chief operating officer of Bombardier International, and president of Bombardier Aerospace, Regional Aircraft. He was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Provigo, president and chief executive officer of the Montreal Stock Exchange and a senior partner of Secor.
The appointment of Pierre Lortie follows the resignation of Robert L. Leclerc as chairman of the board and as a director of Quest, for personal reasons.
Quest Rare Minerals is a Canadian-based corporation with the objective of becoming an integrated rare earth mining and processing company.