TORONTO, March 23, 2015 /CNW/ – IBI Group Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: IBG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Holtham, FCPA, FCMA, ICD.D. to its Board of Directors. Ms. Holtham's appointment furthers IBI Group's continued commitment to Board renewal, enhancing board expertise, independence, and good corporate governance practices.
Ms. Holtham brings to the Board thirteen years of experience as chief financial officer at The Hospital for Sick Children and Nabisco Ltd. Canada. In these positions she was responsible for overseeing traditional finance functions including internal audit, capital planning, and managing debt and working capital.
In addition to IBI Group, Ms. Holtham serves on a number of public and non-profit Boards. She is currently a Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Ontario Financing Authority, an agency of the Government of Ontario and a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. She has also been a long serving Director with the Certified Management Accountants (CMA).
"Ms. Holtham is a significant addition to our Board. She brings a wealth of experience in finance and corporate governance," said Dale Richmond, Chairman of the Board. "Her experience at world-class organizations will assist our mission to guide management and deliver value to IBI Group shareholders."
About IBI Group Inc.
The Company is a TSX listed Corporation and trades under the symbol "IBG". IBI Group is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. For more than 40 years, our dedicated professionals have helped clients create livable, sustainable, and advanced urban environments. We are one of the largest architecture firms in the world, and more than 300 of our staff architects, planners, designers and engineers are LEED accredited.
From high-rises to industrial buildings, schools to state-of-the-art hospitals, transit stations to highways, airports to toll systems, bike lanes to parks, we design every aspect of a truly integrated city for people to live, work, and play.
We organize our expertise into three areas:
- Intelligence: systems designer, software development.
- Buildings: building architecture, building engineering (mechanical, structural, electrical).
- Infrastructure: planning, urban design, landscape architecture, transportation, and engineering.
Our collaborative and combined approach focuses not only on creating the best solutions today, but also creating the right solutions for tomorrow.
We believe cities must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure, and a human touch.
At IBI, we're defining the cities of tomorrow.
SOURCE IBI Group Inc.
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