CALGARY, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Strategic Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Garner to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to Strategic Group CEO Riaz Mamdani, Mr. Garner will be responsible for the overall financial management of Strategic Group, including corporate compliance, governance and financial reporting.
"Graham brings the right combination of skills and knowledge to this position," said Riaz Mamdani, CEO of Strategic Group. "His leadership experience across several different industries will no doubt be an asset to Strategic Group."
Prior to joining Strategic Group, Garner was the CEO of an upstream oil & gas company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. There, he was responsible for leading the reorganization of the company, ensuring its success. He has held various other leadership roles with organizations including a public company and a national law firm.
Garner has over twenty years' experience in oil and gas, real estate and consumer goods. He brings extensive expertise and leadership to Strategic Group in management, strategic planning and corporate finance. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD as well as Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law degrees from McGill University.
About Strategic Group
With over $1 billion in assets and more than 300 employees, Strategic Group is a fully integrated property owner, manager and developer of real estate as well as an investment company with investments and subsidiaries that span all major industries in North America.
Strategic Group fosters a corporate culture of entrepreneurship, creativity and unconventional approaches. The result - an always evolving, vertically integrated group of companies that encompass every step of the property process through business and real estate acquisition, financing, leasing, development, property management and maintenance. Strategic Group's main focus is real estate and boasts a portfolio of over 70 properties encompassing in excess of four million square feet of office, retail, residential and industrial space.
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SOURCE: Strategic Group
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