May 9, 2012 -
Equitable Life of Canada was pleased to announce the election of
Robert Badun and Craig Richardson to its Board of Directors at its
Annual General Meeting yesterday.
Robert Badun has more than 25 years of experience in the
financial services industry. Most recently, he served
as Executive Vice-President, Investments at AGF
Investments. Prior to joining AGF in 2006, he co-founded
Highstreet Asset Management, and served as Chair, President and
Chief Executive Officer.
He has served on the boards of a number of organizations,
including the Portfolio Management Association of Canada, the
Robarts Research Institute and The King's University College. In
addition to joining the Equitable Life of Canada Board of
Directors, he was recently appointed to the Stratford Festival's
Robert holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from
the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Science in
Civil Engineering degree from the University of Calgary.
Craig Richardson has more than 20 years of experience in the
food processing industry. For the past 12 Years, he has served as
President of Grand River Foods, a $250 million food processor
employing over 400 people in the K-W Region. Prior to joining Grand
River Foods, he served in various leadership roles at Strathroy
Foods Limited, including five years as President.
Craig has served on numerous industry and community-based
organizations throughout his career. He is a co-founder and current
President of the Alliance of Ontario Food Processors and also
serves as Chair of the Conestoga College Board of Governors.
Craig holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier
University and has completed the Canadian Agri-Food Executive
Development Program at the University of Guelph.
About Equitable Life of Canada
Since 1920, people have been depending on Equitable Life of Canada
for financial protection. As one of the largest mutual life
insurance companies in Canada, Equitable Life is dedicated solely
to its policyholders. Everything we do is focused on providing them
with personalized service, security and wellbeing.
Through partnerships with Managing General Agencies and Advisors
across Canada, we offer a wide selection of competitive Individual
Life and Health, Savings and Retirement, and Group Benefits
products to meet a range of financial planning and health
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