IIROC Re-elects five Board Directors

Type: Media Release> General


Sean Hamilton
Director, Public Affairs and Member Education Services

September 21, 2021 (Vancouver, British Columbia) During the Annual General Meeting and Special Meeting of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) five directors were re-elected for a two-year term.

The re-elected Board directors are:

Industry Directors:

  • Holly A. Benson
  • Luc Fortin
  • Timothy Mills

Independent Directors:

  • Michèle Colpron
  • Shenaz Jeraj

“I would like to thank the directors for continuing to serve on the Board of Directors for IIROC over the next year and appreciate their hard work and continued commitment to providing strategic and practical guidance on emerging trends and key issues,” said Paul D. Allison, Chair of the Board, IIROC.

Nine directors will continue to serve the second year of their two-year terms on the Board of Directors:

Industry Directors:

  • Paul D. Allison
  • Jean-Paul Bachellerie
  • Luc Paiement
  • Jos Schmitt

Independent Directors:

  • Victoria Harnish
  • Malcolm Heins
  • Jennifer Newman
  • Gerry J. O’Mahoney
  • Laura Tamblyn Watts

“I would also like to express my thanks to our Board of Directors. I have valued your support, guidance and counsel during these unprecedented times,” said Andrew J. Kriegler, President and CEO, IIROC.

IIROC’s Board of Directors represents the pan-Canadian organization’s diverse stakeholders and provides different regional perspectives. The Board is comprised of 15 Directors, with an even number of Independent and Industry Directors, as well as IIROC’s President and CEO. Two of the seven Industry Directors represent markets and five represent IIROC-regulated firms of various sizes and business models in different regions of Canada. More information about IIROC’s Board of Directors, its mandate and membership of its committees is available on IIROC’s website.

About IIROC:

IIROC is the pan-Canadian self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers and their trading activity in Canada's debt and equity markets. IIROC sets high quality regulatory and investment industry standards, protects investors and strengthens market integrity while supporting healthy Canadian capital markets. IIROC carries out its regulatory responsibilities through setting and enforcing rules regarding the proficiency, business and financial conduct of 174 Canadian investment dealer firms of varying sizes and business models, and their more than 31,000 registered employees. IIROC also sets and enforces market integrity rules regarding trading activity on Canadian debt and equity marketplaces. For more information, visit www.iiroc.ca.