VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2011) - Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) announced today a number of senior management changes.

Doug Horswill will step down from his role as Senior Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs to begin a staged process towards retirement after 20 years in the senior management ranks of the company. Effective January 1, 2012, Doug will work half-time as Senior Vice President with responsibility for the further development of our Zinc and Health program, our sustainability programs related to water and other international initiatives.

Mike Agg, Senior Vice President, Zinc will retire during the summer of 2012 after 32 years with the company. Following the appointment of his successor on March 1, 2012, and until his retirement, Mike will focus on key operational issues within the company and will be involved in a number of other activities including our material stewardship initiatives.

After 20 years with Teck, Jim Utley has also decided to step down as Vice President, Human Resources effective December 1, 2011. Jim has been instrumental in raising the standards and quality of our human resource programs and he will continue to support Teck as the company's representative on the Standing Committee of the Mining Industry Human Resource Council and its work to create a new Canadian Mining Certification program.

"On behalf of Teck I want to thank these individuals for their outstanding commitment to the company and the industry over the course of their careers," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. "They embody the values of our organization and we are grateful for the significant contribution they have made."

The following senior management appointments have been made:

Marcia Smith, currently Vice President, Corporate Affairs becomes Senior Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs, effective January 1, 2012.

Rob Scott, currently Vice President, Operational Excellence becomes Senior Vice President, Zinc, effective March 1, 2012.

Graham Foyle-Twining will join Teck, effective December 1, 2011 as Vice President, Human Resources. Graham joins us most recently from Walter Energy where he has been Global Head of Human Resources and Organizational Development.

Ray Reipas, currently Vice President, Energy becomes Senior Vice President, Energy, effective immediately to lead us in our new phase of growth in our energy business unit.

About Teck

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK.

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