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Udloriak Hanson becomes a vice-president for Baffinland Iron Mines

Baffinland Iron Mines has hired Udloriak Hanson as vice-president of community and strategic development.

Udloriak Hanson will take on the role of vice-president of community and strategic development with Baffinland Iron Mines as of June.
photo courtesy of Udloriak Hanson

Hanson is a former Government of Nunavut deputy minister of Economic Development and Transportation and a former chief negotiator and chief operating officer of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated. Known to many as Udlu, she was born and raised in Iqaluit.

Hanson, who will report directly to Baffinland president and CEO Brian Penney, will focus on enhancing the benefits from the Mary River iron mine for Inuit and all Nunavummiut, according to Baffinland.

“I am proud and excited to welcome Udlu to our team. She is a dedicated leader,” Penney stated in a news release issued Tuesday.

She officially begins her role with Baffinland in early June.