TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - AIMA Canada, the national group of the
Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), is pleased to
announce the composition of its Executive Committee for 2012-2014 which
will be as follows:
Chair: Gary Ostoich, President, Spartan Fund Management
Deputy-Chair: Andrew Doman, Chief Operating Officer, Man Investments Canada
Legal Counsel: Michael Burns, Partner, McMillan LLP
Secretary: Paul Patterson, Vice President, Private Investments, Integrated Asset
Management (IAM) Group
Treasurer: Chris Pitts, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
The Executive Committee also includes James Burron who is AIMA Canada's
Chief Operating Officer.
Gary Ostoich, one of the founders of AIMA Canada who has led the
organization since 2009, was elected to an additional two-year term as
Chair. Also elected to serve on the Executive Committee for the next
two years are long time Committee members Andrew Doman, Michael Burns
and Chris Pitts and new member Paul Patterson.
Mr. Doman succeeds Eamonn McConnell who is stepping down as Deputy Chair
after having served in that post since 2008. Mr. Patterson joins the
Executive Committee as Secretary, a position previously held by Mr.
In announcing the new Executive Committee membership, AIMA Canada Chair
Gary Ostoich expressed gratitude to outgoing Deputy-Chair Eamonn
McConnell for his distinguished past service and welcomed Paul
Patterson to the Executive Committee.
He also expressed sincere appreciation to continuing members Andrew
Doman, Michael Burns, Chris Pitts and James Burron for their "important
contributions to AIMA Canada and the alternative investment industry in
recent years. I look forward to continuing to work with the Committee
over the next two years to expand our contribution to the industry and
our growing membership," he said.
About the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)
AIMA is the hedge fund industry's global, not-for-profit trade
association with over 1,300 corporate members (with over 6,000
individual contacts) in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Members include hedge fund managers, fund of hedge funds managers, prime
brokers, legal and accounting firms, investors, fund administrators and
independent fund directors. They all benefit from AIMA's active
influence in policy development, its leadership in industry
initiatives, including education and sound practice manuals and its
excellent reputation with regulators.
AIMA Canada, the Canada National Group of the Alternative Investment Management
Association (AIMA), was formed in March 2003 to act as the voice of the
alternative investment industry in Canada. AIMA Canada now has more
than 90 corporate members. Additional information on AIMA Canada is
available at www.aima-canada.org.
SOURCE: AIMA Canada
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