Norman B. Keevil joined the Board of Teck in 1963 and retired in January 2019 when he was appointed Chairman Emeritus and Special Advisor to the Board.
He is a graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A. Sc.) and the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D.). He received an honorary LL.D from the University of British Columbia in May 1993. He was Vice President Exploration at Teck Corporation from 1962 to 1968, Executive Vice President from 1968 to 1981, President and Chief Executive Officer from 1981 to 2001 and Chairman of the Board from 2001 - 2018. He is a lifetime director of the Mining Association of Canada. Dr. Keevil was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in January 2004 and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 2012.