Catharine Farrow Joins BTI Advisory Board

Mario Cywinski
April 10, 2019
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Behr Technologies Inc. announced the appointment of Dr. Catharine Farrow, professional geoscientist and highly regarded mining industry veteran, to its Advisory Board. As a member of the BTI Advisory Board, she will advise on the distribution and growth of BTI’s wireless connectivity solutions within the mining industry.

“Having worked on numerous IoT deployment projects across a wide-array of demanding mining environments, the potential and value of MIOTY was clear immediately,” said Farrow. “This technology overcomes the onerous cost, scalability and quality of service barriers we’re constantly faced with in data communication. I look forward to providing the insight and counsel that BTI needs to make MIOTY a commercial standard in the connected mine.”

Farrow has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. She currently serves as a Director of Franco-Nevada Corporation, Chair of the Board of Exiro Minerals Corp., and is President of FarExGeoMine Ltd. Farrow also serves as Chair of the Advisory Board of the Mineral Exploration Research Centre, Harquail School of Earth Sciences, Laurentian University and is a member of Laurentian’s Goodman School of Mines Advisory Board.

“We are thrilled to add an accomplished mining executive of Catharine Farrow’s caliber to BTI’s Advisory Board,” said Albert Behr, CEO and Founder, BTI. “Catharine’s invaluable depth and breadth of expertise will add considerable strength to our team as we continue to break ground in the mining industry. Catharine’s extensive network in the industry, is also crucial at this pivotal time in our company’s development and growth.”

Farrow served on a number of not-for-profit and government advisory boards and has been honoured as one of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining in 2015 and 2018. She is also a past recipient of the William Harvey Gross Medal of the Geological Association of Canada (2000). She holds a Master of Science in Geology and PhD in Earth Sciences.

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