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The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) has named the members of its board of directors for 2020–2021, the institute said in a release on Thursday.

Four new directors were elected:

  • Bill Charles, president and CEO at Global Maxfin Investments,
  • Pat Chiefalo, managing director, head of iShares Canada, BlackRock Asset Management Canada,
  • Eric-Olivier Savoie, president and CEO at National Bank Investments, and
  • Jason MacKay, head of wealth management intermediaries (Canada) at Invesco.

They’ll each serve on the board for a term of three years.

“This is a very challenging time for the industry and for the economy as a whole, and the board remains fully focused on engaging with our stakeholders to seek solutions that best serve Canadian investors,” said Carol Lynde, board chair, in the release.

“We would also like to extend our deep thanks to outgoing board members Christopher Enright and Jonathan Durocher for their significant contributions and commitment to IFIC.”

Read a complete list of IFIC’s board for 2020–21.