The ICD Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Nov 28, 2019
 
New director, Rob G.C. Sobey, ICD.D, will join the ICD’s 10-person Board

The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) is pleased to announce that at its Annual General Meeting held yesterday in Toronto the following were elected to serve on its Board of Directors for a one-year term:
 
Linda Hohol, Board Chair**
Calgary, AB
 
Luc Bachand, ICD.D*
Montreal, QC
 
Yaprak Baltacioglu, ICD.D**
Ottawa, ON
 
Robert Paré**
Westmount, QC
 
Robert Phillips, QC, F.ICD*
Vancouver, BC
 
Andrea Rosen*
Toronto, ON
 
Rob G.C. Sobey, ICD.D**
Stellarton, NB
 
Mac Van Wielingen, F.ICD*
Calgary, AB
 
Patricia Youzwa**
Regina, SK
 
Jo Mark Zurel, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D*+** 
St. John’s, NFLD
 
*   Audit Committee
** Governance and Human Resources Committee
 
Full biographies are available here.
 
With the exception of Mr. Sobey, all are returning Board members.
 
Mr. Sobey replaces John K.F. Irving, M.S.M., ICD.D, who, after serving on the ICD Board for seven years, chose not to stand for re‐election.
 
Linda Hohol, Chair, Institute of Corporate Directors, thanked Mr. Irving for his commitment and the considerable contributions he made as a Director and Chair of the ICD’s Audit Committee.  
 
About the ICD
The Institute of Corporate Directors is a not-for-profit, member-based association representing Canadian directors and boards across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and Crown sectors. The ICD has more than 15,000 members and 11 Chapters across Canada and fosters the sharing of knowledge and wisdom through education, professional development programs and services, and thought leadership. ICD members across all sectors of the economy oversee well in excess of $1 trillion in market capitalization and institutions that impact the lives of virtually every Canadian.
 
ICD is a member of the 30% Club, promotes the benefits of board diversity as a member of the Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance, and has implemented a Board Diversity Policy that establishes a minimum of 30% of the Board be women.  Currently 40% of the ICD Board are women. 


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