Goldcorp Appoints Margot Franssen to Board of Directors

May 01, 2015

VANCOUVER, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) announces the detailed voting results for the election of its Board of Directors, which took place at the Company’s Annual and Special Meeting held on April 30, 2015.

“The Company is also pleased to announce that following the Annual and Special Meeting the Board of Directors increased the number of directors to be appointed from 10 to 11 and appointed Ms. Margot Franssen as a director of the Company. Ms. Franssen, 63 is the founder and past–president of The Body Shop Canada.  In 2002, Ms. Franssen was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, and she has received the Outstanding Achievement in the Advancement of Women Award from the United Nations Development Fund UNIFEM.  Margot has an honourary Doctor of Humane Letters 1995 and an honourary Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa 1994.  She has been named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Women in Canada, and one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century, among many other prestigious honours. 

“Margot Franssen combines pragmatic business leadership with a unique perspective on the relationship between corporations and their various stakeholders and communities,” said Ian Telfer, Chairman of the Board of Goldcorp.  “I am confident that her wise counsel and compassionate spirit will be a great addition to our Board.”

Ms. Franssen has served on many boards including CIBC, Women’s College Hospital andYork University, is a founding Board Member of Women Moving Millions, a community devoted to raising million dollar gifts from women for women and girls, and has recently served as the Co-Chair of the National Task Force on Sex Trafficking of Canadian Girls in Canada.  She received an undergraduate degree from York University and is a fellow ofRyerson Polytechnic University.  “

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