Toronto Stock Exchange: G New York Stock Exchange: GG
(All Amounts in $US unless stated otherwise)
VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G) (NYSE: GG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Blanca Treviño de Vega to
its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Treviño, 52,
currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Softtek, a
global provider of process-driven Information Technology solutions
based in Monterrey, Mexico. Under Ms. Treviño's leadership, Softtek
has become a leading provider of Information Technology services in
"Blanca Treviño has been instrumental in Mexico's rise as an emerging
power in the field of Information Technology services and remains one
of the most influential business executives in Latin America," said
Ian Telfer, Goldcorp Chairman. "She brings to Goldcorp a wealth of
talent and global experience that will benefit our shareholders from
her very first day as a Director."
Ms. Treviño has served on the Board of Directors for Wal-Mart de Mexico
S.A.B. de C.V. since 2006, and has been a board member for several
universities and nonprofit organizations. She has been named one of
the Top 25 Businesswomen by The Latin Business Chronicle, and was
featured as a "Rising Star" on Fortune Magazine's list of the 50 Most
Powerful Women. A native and resident of Monterrey, Ms. Treviño holds a
degree in Computer Science at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios
Superiores de Monterrey. Her appointment to the Goldcorp board brings
the number of directors to 11.
Goldcorp is one of the world's fastest growing senior gold producers.
Its low-cost gold production is located in safe jurisdictions in the
Americas and remains 100% unhedged.