TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Association of
Canada (IIAC) will be recognizing an aspiring industry "Future Leader"
in the third annual IIAC Future Leader Scholarship Award competition,
running from September 15th to December 15th, 2011 and presented by CSI Global Education Inc.
"The IIAC Future Leadership Award is presented to an employee of one of
our member firms who demonstrates leadership and success in his or her
professional career, commitment to the community and Canadian
securities industry through involvement in the Association," said Ian
Russell, President and CEO, IIAC. "Recent winners have enjoyed a high
reputation and profile for professional achievement and integrity, and
for contributing to their communities."
The Award recipient will receive funding to attend one session of
SIFMA's education program, the Securities Industry Institute (SII), at
the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia in March 2012. The prize
includes cost of tuition, transportation to and from Philadelphia,
accommodation during the trip and $1,000 cash - a total prize value of
approximately $10,000. The award is sponsored by CSI Global Education
"We are proud to be associated with this prestigious award," said Marc
Flynn, Vice President, Regulatory Relations and Academic Standards, CSI
Global Education Inc. "Not only is it aligned with our goal of helping
business professionals achieve their career ambitions, but it also
represents a positive initiative within the financial sector."
The SII course is a leadership and management education program which
examines the current thinking in economics, finance, management,
marketing, professional development and operations. It runs from March
4th to 9th, 2012.
Last year's winner was Quentin Broad, Managing Director, Head of Equity
Research, CIBC World Markets Inc. "It is clear why Wharton has
consistently been at the top of its class in delivering a business
education and I am extremely pleased that the IIAC chose me as the 2010
Scholarship winner for the securities program," said Broad. "The
prestigious IIAC Scholarship immersed me in a classroom with some of
the brightest minds in academia and as importantly from the securities
industry. It provided me with a tremendous opportunity to learn from
the best and the brightest, further honing my leadership and technical
Applicants must be a full time employee of an IIAC member firm and be
employed by an IIAC member firm at the time the course is offered in
March 2012. All applications must be submitted to IIAC via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, December 15, 2011. All entries will be reviewed
by a panel of judges consisting of industry professionals.
For more information or to apply to the 2011 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. 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.
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