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Dan Schmelzer, Vice President Information Technology

Mr. Schmelzer joined Detour Gold in 2016 as Director Information Technology and was appointed Vice President Technology in 2018.



Dan is an Information Technology professional with more than 25 years of experience in managing operations, application development and support. Since joining Detour Gold, Dan has led the IT function providing leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust and secure information technology environment for Detour Gold’s operations.



Holding progressive leadership positions within IT in the natural resources sector, Dan has created IT infrastructure and software applications for mining companies and oil and gas corporations including Vale (Inco), Enbridge and ShawCor.



Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.