Four outstanding Canadian directors honoured as the newest Fellows of the Institute of Corporate Directors

 

EDMONTON, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) officially inaugurated the 2012 ICD Fellows at the 15th Annual ICD Fellowship Awards Gala on May 30, 2012 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton.

More than 850 leaders from Canada's business community attended the gala as the 2012 ICD Fellows were recognized for their exemplary leadership in boardrooms across Canada:

  • Robert G. Bertram, F.ICD, CFA, ICD.D, Director, Nexen Inc. (Aurora, Ont.)
  • Beverley A. Briscoe, F.ICD, FCA, Director, Goldcorp Inc. (Vancouver, B.C.)
  • Richard Drouin, C.C., O.Q., Q.C., F.ICD, Chairman, Stonebridge Financial (Québec, Que.)
  • Janice G. Rennie, F.ICD, FCA, Director, Teck Resources Limited (Edmonton, Alta.)

The ICD confers the F.ICD designation annually to a prominent group of directors who exemplify the distinct qualities of good governance in boardrooms across the country.

Previous ICD Fellowship inductees include: Ms. Eileen Mercier, MA, MBA, F.ICD, Chair, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (2009); Mr. Purdy Crawford, C.C., Q.C., ICD.D, F.ICD, Corporate Director (1999); and Mr. Hugh Bolton, FCA, F.ICD, Chair, EPCOR Utilities Inc. (2006).

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About The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)
The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) is a not-for-profit, member-based association representing Canadian directors and boards across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and government sectors. With more than 6,000 members and a network of nine chapters, the ICD promotes the effectiveness of directors by providing quality director education and professional certification; opportunities for continuous learning and networking through local chapter events; board matching and referral service; and access to timely information on current and emerging governance issues and best practices. For more information, please visit: www.icd.ca.

Image with caption: "Robert Bertram (right), Director, Nexen Inc. receives his 2012 ICD Fellowship Award from Donna Soble Kaufman (centre), Chair of the ICD and Jim Leech (left), President & CEO, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. (CNW Group/Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120612_C8256_PHOTO_EN_15094.jpg

Image with caption: "Beverley Briscoe (right), Director, Goldcorp, Inc. receives her 2012 ICD Fellowship Award from Donna Soble Kaufman (centre), Chair of the ICD and Michael Calyniuk (left), Chair of the ICD's B.C. Chapter. (CNW Group/Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120612_C8256_PHOTO_EN_15096.jpg

Image with caption: "Richard Drouin (right), Chairman, Stonebridge Financial receives his 2012 ICD Fellowship Award from Donna Soble Kaufman (centre), Chair of the ICD and Clemens Mayr (left), Partner, McCarthy Tetrault's Montreal office. (CNW Group/Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120612_C8256_PHOTO_EN_15098.jpg

Image with caption: "Janice Rennie (right), Director, Teck Resources Ltd. receives her 2012 ICD Fellowship Award from Donna Soble Kaufman (centre), Chair of the ICD and Hugh Bolton (left), Chair, EPCOR Utilities. (CNW Group/Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120612_C8256_PHOTO_EN_15100.jpg

SOURCE Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)

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Media Contacts:

Maliha Aqeel
Director, Member Engagement
Tel: 1-877-593-7741, ext. 229
Email: maqeel@icd.ca


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