Pierre Julien selected as the CIM Incoming President Elect 2021-2022

CIM is proud to announce the Incoming President Elect for the year 2021-2022 will be Pierre Julien, an Executive Vice President with DRA Global and President of DRA Americas. Julien is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in the global mining industry.

He is the founder of Lincoln Strategic and ORE+PROS, two mining industry service providers. Prior to forming Lincoln Strategic, he was the President and CEO of Norcast Castings Inc., and was also the President of Outotec North America.

“The Canadian mining industry has provided me with opportunities I could not have dreamed of as a 17-year old entering the Haileybury School of Mines. I’m extremely honoured to have the opportunity to serve CIM in its ongoing efforts to support our world-class and life-changing industry,” said Julien.

Julien graduated from the Haileybury School of Mines in 1984 and holds an MBA from the Queen’s School of Business (1999).

“We are fortunate to have someone with Pierre Julien’s strong technical background and leadership experience join CIM’s presidential slate. Pierre will play a key role in CIM’s continued transformation to a stronger, more united and relevant organization,” said Janice Zinck, CIM President 2018-2019. 

Julien is the Past Chairman of the Canadian Mineral Processors Society (CMP), a former CIM Council member and was awarded the CIM Fellowship award in 2017.