IFIC Welcomes New Director and New Affiliate
February 16, 2017
Toronto, ON - February 16, 2017 - The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) today announced that Duane Green, President & CEO at Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. (https://www.franklintempleton.ca/), has joined IFICs board and that WeirFoulds LLP (http://www.weirfoulds.com/index.aspx) has joined as an affiliate.
"On behalf of our board and membership, I am pleased to welcome Duane Green as a director of IFIC," said Paul C. Bourque, president and CEO. "The industry is responding to transformative regulatory proposals, technology developments and demographic changes. I am sure Duane Green will continue Franklin Templetons exceptional leadership in promoting the interests of investors and the broader industry through IFIC."
Mr. Green replaces Don Reed, who recently retired from Franklin Templeton.
WeirFoulds LLP, founded in 1860, has extensive experience with various types of investment funds and capital market participants within the investment management industry. The firm acts for asset management companies, investment dealers and investment advisers in a broad range of financing transactions, and services public and private funds.
"We look forward to the input of WeirFoulds as the industry works together to empower investors to make sound financial decisions and to promote a strong and stable investment sector," Bourque added.
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is the voice of Canadas investment 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. By connecting Canadas savers to Canadas economy, our industry contributes significantly to Canadian economic growth and job creation. The organization is proud to have served Canadas mutual funds industry and its investors for more than 50 years.
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