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IFIC Announces New Chair and Board Appointments

January 15, 2014

Toronto, ON – January 15, 2014 – The board of directors of The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is pleased to announce that Brian Peters (president & CEO, MD Physician Services Inc.) was elected chair of IFIC’s board, and Sian Burgess (senior vice president, fund oversight, Fidelity Investments) was elected first vice-chair, effective November 20, 2013. John Adams (CEO, PFSL Investments Ltd.) was elected second vice-chair.

“I am pleased to be assuming this role at a time of transformational change in the investment funds industry,” Mr. Peters stated. “The industry is working diligently to deliver improvements to investor statements that will provide Canadian investors with easy to understand information about their investment funds, account fees and performance. When fully implemented, these changes will transform the advisor-investor relationship and result in better-informed investors.”

Also appointed to the board in November were Jordy Chilcott (managing director & head, Scotiabank Global Asset Management–Retail and president & CEO of Dynamic Funds) and Chris Enright (president and managing director, Aligned Capital Partners Inc.).

The board extends its thanks to outgoing chair Glen Gowland for his excellent leadership over the past year.

A full list of IFIC’s directors is available at

About IFIC

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is the voice of Canada’s mutual funds industry. IFIC brings together 150 organizations, including fund managers, distributors and industry service organizations, to foster a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals. The organization is proud to have served Canada’s mutual funds industry and its investors for more than 50 years.

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For more information:
Sara Clodman

For more information contact:
Sara Clodman
Senior Manager, Public Affairs
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Phone: 416-309-2317

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