Board of Directors
Senior leaders representing the full spectrum of the mutual 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 2016-2017 Board of Directors are:
John Adams (Chair), CEO, PFSL Investments Canada
Ross Kappele (1st Vice Chair), EVP & Head of Retail Distribution, BMO Asset Management Canada
George Aguiar, President & CEO, GP Wealth Management Corporation
Stéphane Blanchette, Vice President, Finance & Operations, Investia Financial Services
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)
Doug Coulter, President, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Jonathan Durocher, Senior VP, National Bank Financial, and President & CEO National Bank Investments
Chris Enright, President & Managing Director, Aligned Capital Partners Inc.
Judy Goldring, EVP, COO, AGF Investments Inc.
Glen Gowland, SVP and Head, Asset Management, Scotiabank
Stuart Graham, CEO, Pimco Canada
Duane Green, President & CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Rick Headrick, President, Sun Life Global Investments
John Kearns, CEO, NEI Investments Inc.
Daniel Labonté, EVP, Member Experience, MD Financial Management
Éric Landry, Vice-President, Investment Solutions Wealth Management and Life and Health Insurance, Chief Operating Officer, Desjardins Investment
Bernard Letendre, President, Manulife Investments
Carol Lynde, President & COO, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Damon Murchison, SVP, Head of Retail Distribution, Mackenzie investments
Paul Orlander, Senior Vice President, Personal Savings & Investing, and President, TD Mutual Funds
David Scandiffio, President & CEO, CIBC Asset Management
Michael Stanley, President, Sterling Mutuals
Mark Tiffin, President & Director, Capital Group