Eiichi Fukuda was elected to the Board of Teck in April 2016. He is a graduate of the Institute of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan (B.A. Geology). Mr. Fukuda has held various positions with Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. since 1986. He is currently President & Director of Sumitomo Metal Mining Canada Ltd.