The Portfolio Management Association of Canada has announced its board of directors for 2018-2019. The slate of directors was elected at the association’s annual general meeting in Toronto on Wednesday.
Denys Calvin, partner and chief operating officer of Nexus Investment Management, was elected chairman of the 2018-2019 board.
“I’m very proud to be taking on the role of board chair at a time of unprecedented change in global markets, regulation and technological advances,” comments Calvin, in statement. “PMAC’s board is committed to serving our growing and increasingly diverse group of over 260 asset management firms and 35 affiliate members. Our members may vary in their size, client base, business model, and/or investment philosophy. The common bond is that we are all portfolio managers, committed to the highest industry standards and as fiduciaries, putting clients’ needs and objectives first and foremost.”
The newly appointed directors are:
- Jean-François Courville, CEO, Wealthsimple for Advisors
- Zachary Curry, portfolio manager and president, Davis Rea Ltd.
- Margaret Gunawan, managing director, general counsel and chief compliance officer, BlackRock Asset Management Canada