Former federal finance minister Joe Oliver and Colleen McMorrow, formerly of Ernst & Young LLP (EY) have joined Toronto-based LOGiQ Asset Management Inc.'s board of directors.
"We are extremely pleased to be welcoming Colleen McMorrow and Joe Oliver to the board of directors," says Dr. Eldon Smith, LOGiQ's chairman of the board, in a statement. "They bring with them a wealth of financial and capital markets experience that enhances the bench strength of the board."
Oliver also served as the minister of natural resources and the minister responsible for the Greater Toronto Area over the course of his public-service career. In his capacity as former finance minister, Oliver represented Canada's economic interests at global summits, including the G7, G20, IMF and World Bank meetings.
Before his career as a civil servant, Oliver served as president and CEO of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada and executive director of the Ontario Securities Commission.
Oliver was also the founding president of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association and holds a seat on the board of several think tanks and public companies.
McMorrow, who recently retired, had a lengthy, 38-year career at EY, at which she held numerous senior-management positions.
She holds a seat in various boards, serving as a director for non-profit organizations such as the Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation, Plan International Canada and NEXT Canada. In 2015, McMorrow was named Women Executive Network's (WXN) Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, Trailblazer and Trendsetter.
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