TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada), the all-industry professional membership association for senior financial executives, today announced the appointment of Pete Pigott to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of FEI Canada effective November 13th, 2017.
Pete Pigott is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with over thirty years of senior financial leadership experience. Mr. Pigott brings extensive knowledge and practice as a business leader to FEI Canada, formerly serving as CFO for TSC Stores, Entertainment One and Sleep Country Canada. He also served as COO of West 49. Most recently, Pete held the position of Executive Director and CFO of GreenCentre Canada, a government-financed commercialization hub for academic cleantech discoveries (in close partnership with Queen's University and corporate donors).
"On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Pete to FEI Canada," said Tyrone Cotie, Chairman of the Board of FEI Canada. "Pete's experience and accomplishments in leading organizations through transformational change positions us well to meet the increasingly complex needs of our members. We look forward to working with Pete and the rest of the team at FEI Canada's national office to enhance the value we deliver to our members and partners."
"FEI Canada offers incredible access to financial and business leadership across Canada," said Pete Pigott. "I will be working closely with our national team, sponsors, eleven chapters and the members to strengthen and expand our presence."
About Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada)
FEI Canada is the all-industry professional membership association for senior financial executives. With 11 chapters across Canada, it seeks to bring together senior financial executives to further enhance their leadership skills and broader management knowledge. The association membership, which consists of chief financial officers, audit committee directors and senior executives in the finance, controller, treasury and taxation functions, represents a significant number of Canada's leading and most influential corporations. For more information, please visit www.feicanada.org or follow us on Twitter @FEICanada
SOURCE Financial Executives International Canada
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