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 2018-2019 Board of Directors are:
Ross F. Kappele (Chair), EVP & Head of Distribution, BMO Asset Management Canada
Carol Lynde (1st Vice Chair), President & CEO, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
John Adams (Past Chair), CEO, PFSL Investments Canada
Karen Adams, President & CEO, Fundserv
George Aguiar, President & CEO, GP Wealth Management Corporation
Johanne Blanchard, Vice President and Legal Counsel, Investors Group Financial Services
Stéphane Blanchette, Executive Vice President, CCO & CFO, Investia Financial Services Inc.
Paul C. Bourque, President & CEO, The Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Sian Burgess, SVP, Fund Oversight, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Marc Cevey, CEO, HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada)
Nelson Cheng, Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Mutuals Inc.
Doug Coulter, President, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Jonathan Durocher, President, National Bank Investments
Chris Enright, President & Managing Director, Aligned Capital Partners Inc.
Judy Goldring, President, Chief Administration Officer, AGF Investments Inc.
Glen Gowland, SVP and Head, Asset Management, Scotiabank
Stuart Graham, President & Managing Director, PIMCO Canada
Duane Green, President & CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Canada
Rick Headrick, President, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.
Bernard Letendre, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Canada, Manulife; President & CEO, Manulife Investments
Damon Murchison, Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Distribution, Mackenzie Investments
Mushtak Najarali, Senior Vice President, TD Canada Trust
Bill Packham, President & CEO, Aviso Wealth
David Scandiffio, President & CEO, CIBC Asset Management
Mark Tiffin, President, Capital International Asset Management (Canada), Inc.; General Manager and Director, Capital Group