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FEI Canada Announces the 2014/2015 Board of Directors

Networking, leadership development and relevant research are top priorities for incoming chair

TORONTO, ONTARIO and NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 board of directors and extends a warm welcome to Tim Zahavich in his role as board chair in the upcoming year. The new board was elected via ballot prior to FEI Canada's annual general meeting, which took place on June 3, 2014 in Niagara Falls, just before the association's annual conference, which takes place June 4-6 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.

"We are thrilled to welcome our incoming board of directors. The newly elected board will undoubtedly add vital expertise to FEI Canada and lead the organization in advancing our strategic vision and enhancing our overall value to members," said Michael Conway, President and CEO of FEI Canada. "FEI Canada commends our outgoing board members for their commitment and leadership over the past year. On behalf of all our members, we would like to thank you for your dedication."

"It is an honour to work with this group of volunteer leaders, as we continue to develop FEI Canada's value proposition," said Tim Zahavich, incoming Chair, FEI Canada's Board of Directors. "FEI Canada is committed to offering members unparalleled networking opportunities, insight into developing issues which affect financial executives and a forum to influence key regulators. We plan to continue to enhance the design and the delivery of leadership development as well as provide essential career development resources."

The members of the 2014/2015 FEI Canada board of directors are:

--  Tim Zahavich, Chair (Southern Golden Horseshoe Chapter), Corporate and
    Not-for Profit Director
--  Debbie Stein, Vice Chair (Calgary Chapter), Senior Vice President
    Finance & Chief Financial Officer, AltaGas Ltd.
--  Bill Ross, Immediate Past Board Chair, FEI Canada Board (Edmonton
    Chapter), Principal, Vercerta Inc.
--  Bradley Bardua, Director (Vancouver Chapter)
--  Scott Calver Director (Calgary Chapter), Vice President and CFO, Trimac
    Transportation Ltd.
--  Tyrone Cotie, Chair, Chapter Leadership Council (Atlantic Chapter),
    Treasurer, Clearwater Seafoods Inc.
--  Bev Davies, Chair of the 2015 National Conference Committee (Winnipeg
    Chapter), Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, Investors Group
--  Susan Deakin, Director (Southwestern Ontario Chapter), Professor,
    Fanshawe College
--  Peter Effer, Chair, Policy Forum (Toronto Chapter), Vice President,
    Taxation, Shoppers Drug Mart
--  Elysia Estee, Co-Chair, Programming Committee (Southern Golden Horseshoe
    Chapter), VP Finance, Services at Softchoice Corp.
--  Carolyn Graham, Director (Edmonton Chapter), Senior Vice President &
    Chief Accountant, Canadian Western Bank
--  Ken Kember, Director (Ottawa Chapter) Senior Vice President, Finance &
    Chief Financial Officer, Export Development Canada
--  Brian McAskill, Chair, Sponsorship Committee (Toronto Chapter),
--  Derek Petridis, Co-Chair, Programming Committee (Toronto Chapter), CFO
    and Principal, Shikatani Lacroix Design Inc.
--  Judith Purves, Director (Toronto Chapter), Chief Financial Officer, IBM
    Canada Ltd.
--  Steve Rosen, Chair of the Membership Committee (Toronto Chapter),
    Principal, PTC Accounting & Finance Inc.
--  Mark Walsh, Chair, Audit and Finance Committee (Toronto Chapter),
    Principal, Accounting Standards, CPA Canada
--  Markus Weiss, Director (Quebec Chapter), Director and Financial
    Controller, Rheinmetall Group
--  Victor Wells, CFERF Chair (Southern Golden Horseshoe Chapter), Corporate
--  Cheryl Yaremko, Director (Vancouver Chapter), Executive Vice President
    Finance and CFO, British Columbia Hydro & Power Authority

FEI Canada is the all industry professional membership association for senior financial executives. With eleven chapters across Canada and 1,600 members, FEI Canada provides professional development, thought leadership and advocacy services to its members. 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. Further information can be found at www.feicanada.org. Follow us on Twitter at @FEICanada.

FEI Canada
Laura Bobak
Research and Communications Manager
416-366-3007 Ext. 5103 / Cell: 416-817-2192

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