Mr. Beutel has been a Director of the Bank since 1994. He is Vice-President of Oakwest Corporation Limited, a private investment holding company. He also serves as a director of NexGen Financial Corporation and Cleantech Capital Inc. Mr. Beutel holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa.
Ms. Brossard brings more than 30 years of international and Canadian financial services experience to this important role, including expertise in the development of online banking strategies. Most recently, she served as President and CEO of Bank West, a subsidiary of Desjardins, the largest cooperative financial group in Canada and as Desjardins’ Vice President of National Online Banking Development. Before that, she was President and CEO and board member of ResMor Trust, a subsidiary of Ally Financial. During her 14-years at ING Direct, Ms. Brossard assisted the organization in establishing its presence in Canada, France and Japan and served as President and CEO of ING Bank of Canada from 2003 to 2008. She was also General Manager of ING Direct’s Head Office in Amsterdam. Ms. Brossard holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and has a General Management Certificate from INSEAD.
Mr. Emory is President and Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Allied Properties REIT, a role he has held since 2003. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Allied Canadian Development Corporation since 1988. Prior to 1988, Mr. Emory was a partner with the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. He currently serves as a director of Real Property Association of Canada. Mr. Emory received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Queen's University and his J.D. from the University of Toronto. He became a director of the Bank in May 2014.
Mr. Kirzner is a Professor of Finance and the John H.Watson Chair in Value Investing at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He also serves as lead external advisor to the Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan. Professor Kirzner holds an MBA from the University of Toronto. He has been a Director of the Bank for over 25 years.
David LeGresley is Chair of the Board of both the Company and the Bank. He is also a Corporate Director and has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. LeGresley is a former executive of National Bank Financial holding positions in the area of corporate and investment banking and most recently serving as Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2008. He currently serves as a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Pembina Pipeline Corporation. Mr. LeGresley received a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.
Lynn McDonald, a Corporate Director, is a former Managing Director at CIBC World Markets and a former deputy minister in the Ontario Government. She is the Chair and an independent trustee of Greystone Health Trust, an Ontario Hospital Association trust fund. Ms. McDonald is a former Chair of the Board of Frontier College, a national literacy organization and remains a member of the College’s Finance and Audit Committee. She is also a former director of Bridgepoint Active Care Foundation where she was Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, and a former Governor of Trent University where she was Chair of the Investment and Audit Committee. Ms. McDonald earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Mr. Moor has been President and CEO of the Company since March 2007. Prior to joining Equitable, he served as the President and CEO of Invis Inc. from 2002-2007. He has also served as Chairman of the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals. Mr. Moor holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc (Eng.) from the University of London. He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors - Rotman Directors Education Program. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for Sleep Country Canada.
Rowan Saunders, former President & Chief Executive Officer of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (RSA Canada) from September 2003 until July 2016, has been named President & Chief Executive Officer of Economical Mutual Insurance Company effective November 1, 2016. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and was the IBC’s past Chair. Mr. Saunders received a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University, holds the Canadian Risk Management designation and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada. He joined the Board in May 2013.
Vincenza Sera is a Corporate Director. She is Chair of the Ontario Pension Board and Chair of the Board of DREAM Industrial REIT. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Financing Authority and DREAM Unlimited Corp. Ms. Sera was previously Managing Director in Investment Banking with National Bank Financial and served as a Vice-President with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. She has more than 25 years of experience in capital markets, corporate finance and corporate governance including eight years lending to real estate projects and companies. Ms. Sera received her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.
Mr. Stramaglia is President and Founder of Matrics Advisory Group, a risk management consulting firm. He is currently Executive in Residence at the Global Risk Institute and serves on the boards of the Economical Insurance Group and Foresters. Mr. Stramaglia has over 30 years of financial services experience, including prior executive leadership roles where he served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer for Sun Life Financial, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer for Clarica and as President and CEO for the Zurich Life Insurance Company of Canada. He is a qualified actuary and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. He received his Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors - Rotman Directors Education Program and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Stramaglia became a director of the Bank in May 2014. Mr. Stramaglia is a qualified actuary and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. He received his Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.