WINNIPEG, March 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Investors Group management, staff and
Consultants join countless Canadians in mourning the loss of Herb
Carnegie. A recipient of the Order of Canada, Carnegie was an Investors
Group Consultant for 32 years following the conclusion of his hockey
"Herb Carnegie's life stands as a model for us all," said Murray Taylor,
CEO of Investors Group. "His dedication, determination and selflessness
remind us of how a meaningful life is well lived. We are deeply
saddened by his passing, grateful for having known him and proud of our
association with him."
During his career with Investors Group, he combined a lifetime passion
for care and concern of young people with the highest principles of
business excellence. In 2003, Investors Group established the Herbert
H. Carnegie Community Service Award recognizing individuals who
demonstrate extraordinary long-term dedication and service to their
community, along with outstanding business excellence and personalized
In addition to his renowned hockey skills and his business success, Herb
is perhaps best known for establishing the Future ACES philosophy,
which encourages youth in their development of ethical behaviour and
attainment of the highest level of educational achievement within their
capabilities. In honour of Herb's life and achievements, Investors
Group is proud to provide the Future ACES program with a special
contribution in his memory.
Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering
personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of
approximately 4,600 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition
to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles,
Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage
and other financial services. Investors Group is a member of the IGM
Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of
Canada's premier financial services companies with over $124 billion in
total assets under management as of February 29, 2012.
SOURCE Investors Group Inc.
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