IIAC Recognizes Quentin Broad as Future Leader

TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) is pleased to announce that Quentin Broad from CIBC World Markets Inc. is the recipient of the 2010 IIAC Future Leader Scholarship Award.

"It's an honour to have won this prestigious award," said Quentin Broad, Managing Director, Head of Equity Research, CIBC World Markets Inc. "I'd like to congratulate the other candidates and thank the IIAC for giving me this amazing opportunity."

The IIAC Future Leader Scholarship Award recognizes an employee from one of IIAC's member firms who best demonstrates community involvement, leadership, industry achievement and commitment to the Canadian investment industry.

As recognition for his success in the competition, Quentin will be attending one session of SIFMA's education program, the Securities Industry Institute (SII), at the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia from March 6th to 11th, 2011. The prize, valued at approximately $10,000, includes cost of tuition, transportation to and from Philadelphia, accommodation during the trip and $1,000 cash.

Applications were reviewed by a panel of judges which consisted of prominent members of the industry, including: Doug Hall, Past Chair, Nova Scotia Business Inc.; Harold MacKay, Counsel & Former Managing Partner & Chairman, MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP; Jean Martel, Partner, Lavery LLP; and Joe Oliver, past President and Chief Executive Officer, Investment Dealers Association of Canada (IDA).

"The caliber of this year's candidates to the Future Leader competition was impressive," said Ian Russell, President and CEO, IIAC. "It really demonstrates the depth of talent and community commitment of our industry executives and telegraphs the success of this year old awards program."

For more information regarding the IIAC Future Leader Scholarship Program, please visit www.iiac.ca.

The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC)

The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) is a member-based professional association that advances the growth and development of the Canadian investment industry. The IIAC acts as a strong, proactive voice to represent the interests of our member firms, which range in size from small firms to large organizations that employ thousands of individuals across the country. Our members work with Canadians to help build prosperity and investment security for investors and their families. For more information, please visit www.iiac.ca.

SOURCE Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC)

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Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC)
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