Board of Directors
Senior leaders representing the full spectrum of the investment funds industry volunteer their time and expertise to serve on IFIC’s board of directors. The quality and commitment of IFIC’s board members are two of our most significant assets. The board develops annual priorities and objectives that guide the association’s day-to-day activities.
IFIC board members, along with hundreds of committee volunteers, enable IFIC to provide thoughtful, well informed, fact-based commentary on all issues impacting the industry and its investors.
The members of our 2019-2020 Board of Directors are:
Carol Lynde (Chair), President & CEO, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Rick Headrick (Vice-Chair), President, Capital International Asset Management (Canada)
Ross F. Kappele (Past Chair), EVP & Head of Distribution, BMO Asset Management Canada
John Adams, CEO, PFSL Investments Canada
Karen Adams, President & CEO, Fundserv
George Aguiar, President & CEO, GP Wealth Management Corporation
Johanne Blanchard, Chair, CFIQ
Kathleen C. Bock, Head of Vanguard Americas and Managing Director, Vanguard Canada
Paul C. Bourque, President & CEO, The Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Chris Boyle, Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales & Service, Mackenzie Investments
Sian Burgess, SVP, Fund Oversight, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Marc Cevey, CEO, HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada)
Bill Charles, Chief Executive Officer, Global Maxfin Investments Inc.
Nelson Cheng, Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Mutuals Inc.
Pat Chiefalo, Managing Director, Head of iShares, BlackRock Canada
Bruce Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, TD Asset Management
Doug Coulter, President, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Judy Goldring, President and Head of Global Distribution, AGF Management Limited
Stuart Graham, President & Managing Director, PIMCO Canada
Duane Green, President & CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Canada
Eric Hallé, Vice Chair, CFIQ
Neal Kerr, Senior Vice-President & Head, Scotia Global Asset Management in Canada
Bernard Letendre, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Canada, Manulife; President & CEO, Manulife Investments
Jason Mackay, Head of Wealth Management Intermediaries, Canada, Invesco
Bill Packham, President & CEO, Aviso Wealth
Éric-Olivier Savoie, President & CEO, National Bank Investments
David Scandiffio, President & CEO, CIBC Asset Management