Members of the International Forum for Investor Education (IFIE) Wednesday re-elected Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) President and CEO Susan Wolburgh Jenah as chairwoman at the forum’s annual international meeting in Toronto.
In addition, IFIE elected Paul Andrews, vice president and managing director of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) international affairs department, as vice chairman and Toshihiko Sasaki, executive director of the Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA), as treasurer/secretary.
Members from the alliance of 28 organizations of regulators, industry associations and other interested stakeholders from 15 countries elected the three IFIE officers the day before the opening of the 2013 IFIE-IOSCO Global Investor Education Conference.
The theme for this year’s conference is promoting investor education and financial literacy across life stages – children and youth, working years and retirement.
Approximately 160 regulators, investor education practitioners, industry leaders, government agencies and other stakeholders from around the world will participate in interactive discussions, and showcase examples of innovative and practical programs in investor education and financial literacy at the two-day event that takes place June 20-21 in Toronto.
“I am looking forward to continuing to work with IFIE members and other stakeholders to enhance investor education and literacy standards,” said Wolburgh Jenah.