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Jake Lawrence joins Power Corporation as EVP & CFO

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Power Corporation hired Jake Lawrence, CEO and Group Head of Global Banking and Markets at Scotiabank, as EVP & CFO, effective March 18, 2024. Scotiabank moved Lawrence into Strategic Advisor role and Michael Kruse and Paul Scurfield take on expanded roles.

Fengate names Jennifer Pereira, Group Head of Private Equity

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Fengate Asset Management promoted Jennifer Pereira to Managing Director, Group Head of Private Equity.

Cash rich Zymeworks’ CEO & Chair to remain in UK

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EcoR1 Capital, BVF Partners, Redmile Group, and Morgan Stanley backed Zymeworks amended employment agreement with Kenneth Galbraith, its Chair, President & CEO, to establish Galbraith's principal place of employment as United Kingdom.

Ontario Teachers’ names Pierre Cherki as Executive Managing Director, Real Estate

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Ontario Teachers' named Pierre Cherki as Executive Managing Director, Real Estate, overseeing in-house global real estate investment and portfolio management, with a team of 40 professions including 37 from Cadillac Fairview's international investment team.

Bennett Jones appoints John Mercury as Executive Chair, Dominique Hussey as CEO

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Bennett Jones appointed John M. Mercury as Executive Chair and Dominique T. Hussey as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2024, succeeding Hugh L. MacKinnon KC, who has served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer since 2005.

Robert Olsen joins Nicola Wealth as Vice Chair, Private Capital

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Nicola Wealth hired Robert Olsen as Vice Chair, Private Capital from Deloitte Canada where he served as Vice Chair and lead of Canadian Private Equity business.

Peter Letko transitions to senior advisor at Letko Brosseau

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Peter Letko will transition from SVP to senior advisor with Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc., remaining as the largest shareholder and member of board of directors and of Investment Council . Co-founder Daniel Brosseau will continue as President.

SensorSuite announces new CEO, Hazelview investment

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SensorSuite appointed Kristian Lavereau as its new CEO and secured investment from Hazelview Ventures which joined BDC Capital and Greensoil Building Investment Fund as shareholders.

Zaheed Jiwani joins T. Rowe Price (Canada) as VP Institutional

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Zaheed Jiwani joined T. Rowe Price (Canada) as Vice President for its institutional business in Canada, reporting to Lauren Bloom, head of Canada.

Stonebridge names Cam Di Giorgio and Daniel Simunac as co-CEOs

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Stonebridge Financial Corporation appointed Cam Di Giorgio and Daniel Simunac as co-Chief Executive Officers, Cormac Mac Lochlainn as EVP. Robert M. Colliver, original co-founder, will transition to the role of Executive Chairperson.

Calin Rovinescu joins Plusgrade board

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Calin Rovinescu, former CEO of Air Canada, joined Novacap and CDPQ backed and Ken Harris led Plusgrade board of directors and became an investor.

Jean-Guy Desjardins re-assumes CEO of Fiera Capital

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Jean-Guy Desjardins, founder and Executive Chairman of Fiera Capital Corporation and controlling shareholder, returned as CEO effective immediately, replacing Jean-Philippe Lemay who became Global President & CEO in January 2022.

Lee Blakemore joins Introhive as CEO

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Introhive introduced Lee Blakemore as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing current CEO and co-founder, Jody Glidden.

Maple hires Nick Stein as CMO

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Loblaw Companies Limited backed Maple Corporation hired Nick Stein, former Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at PocketHealth and Top Hat, as its first CMO.

Greg Allen joins Chrysalix Venture Capital as Partner

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Greg Allen, former CEO of Wellington Drive Technologies (now AoFrio), joined Chrysalix Venture Capital as Vancouver based Partner, supporting investment team with selected portfolio companies in director and observer roles.

CPP Investments names Kristina Fanjoy Senior MD and CFO

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) named Kristina Fanjoy, CPA, as Senior Managing Director and new Chief Financial Officer.

Douglas Janzen joins board of Elevate Farms

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Elevate Farms Inc. announced election of co-founder Amin Jadavji, Per Aage Lysaa of Intravision Group AS, Mark Skapinker of Brightspark Ventures, and new director, Douglas Janzen, to its board of directors.

Irini Kalamakis joins OMERS Infrastructure as Head of Strategic Partnerships

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OMERS Infrastructure appointed Irini Kalamakis Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships. Kalamakis will join OMERS Infrastructure's global Management Committee and report directly to Annesley Wallace, Global Head of Infrastructure.

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