Item - 2014.CC48.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 19, 2014 without amendments.

CC48.1 - Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc.

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 19 and 20, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 30, 2014) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel to serve at the pleasure of Council as members of the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc., including one individual to serve as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, effective March 3, 2014, for a term ending March 2, 2016, with a renewal term of two years, or until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council identify the individuals named in Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (January 30, 2104) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel as alternate members of the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc. so that in the event there is a citizen vacancy on the Board during the term they may be approached to determine their continued interest and availability for the Board and be considered by Council for appointment at that time.

 

3.         City Council direct that the Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 30, 2014) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel be made public following City Council’s approval and after the individuals named in the attachment have been notified of Council's decision.

 

4.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (January 30, 2014) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel be kept confidential in its entirety after consideration of this report by Council.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 30, 2014) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel is now public in its entirety and contains the names of the following persons appointed by Council to the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc.:

 

Robert Howard Lane, B.A., M.B.A. (Vice-Chair)

Managing partner of Robert H. Lane and Associates Inc., business advisors

Former Advisory Board Member, Information Technology Association of Canada

Former Chair, Grey Cup Festival

Former Senior Vice-President, Northern Telecom International

Former CEO, Commodore Business Machines

Former General Manager, Vineland Co-operative

 

Steve Bower, F.C.A., F.C.P.A., ICD.D.

Board Member, Chair, Finance and Audit Committee, Parkinson Society Canada

Vice-President Programs, Financial Executives International Canada

Former Group Controller, Nortel Networks

Former Board Member and Audit Committee Chair, Enablence Technologies Inc. 

Former Board Member and Audit Committee Chair, Fishercast Global Corporation

 

Matthew Corrin

Founder and CEO, Freshii

 

Tyler Currie, B.A., M.B.A.

Director, International Affairs, National Hockey League Players’ Association

Member, Art Gallery of Ontario Fundraising Committee

Former Member, Academic Board, University of Toronto Governing Council

Former Manager, Communications, National Hockey League Players’ Association

Former Marketing Co-ordinator, Time 4 You Concierge

 

Keith DeGrace, B.A., Dip. M.S.

Vice-President Marketing, Red Bull Canada Ltd.

Former National Director Brand Marketing, Red Bull Canada Ltd.

Former Director of Communications, Red Bull Canada Ltd.

Former Director of Product and Marketing, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada

Former Category Marketing Manager, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada

 

Graham Henderson, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B.

President, Music Canada

Board Member, The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall

Board Member, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Former Member, Business and Industry Advisory Committee, OECD

Former Senior Vice-President, Business Affairs and eCommerce, Universal Music Canada

 

Gregory Hewitt, B.Comm.

President, DHL Express (Canada) Ltd.

Former Project Manager, Domestic Divestment, DHL Express (Canada) Ltd.

Former Vice-President, Sales Development DHL Express (Europe) Ltd.

Former Senior Vice-President, Customer Retention, DHL Express (USA) Ltd.

 

Aleem Kanji, B.E.S., M.A.ES., Ec. D.

Manager, Government Affairs and Stakeholder Relations, Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Former Policy and Public Affairs Lead, Toronto Board of Trade

Former Senior Economist, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

Former Associate Consultant, Real Estate Advisory Services, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

 

Kim Koster, B.A.

Former Senior Vice-President, Deputy Global Head, Procter and Gamble, Fabric Care Category, Leo Burnett Advertising

Former Senior Vice-President, Leo Burnett Advertising

Candidate, Canadian board Diversity Council Director Education Program

Volunteer, Yonge Street Mission

 

Jason Leung, B.Comm.

Business Advisor, China-based development, broadcast and media and marketing projects

Business Advisor, China-US lead generation and marketing for Greyhound Courier Shipping

Business Advisor, Pacific Links International (Australia) golf course network

Former Head, Audience Advertising, Microsoft

 

Patricia McQuillan, B.A., M.B.A.

President and Owner, Brand Matters Inc. 

Board Member and Chair, Branding Council, Canadian Marketing Association

Chair, Toronto Chapter, and Board Member, Ontario Division, MS Society of Canada

Former Vice-President, Marketing, Wealth Management, Royal Bank of Canada

Former Senior Marketing Manager, Kraft Canada and General Foods

 

Lida Preyma, B.A. (Hons.)

Director, Capital Markets Research, Global Finance, G8/G20 Research Group, PLP Group

Former Head of Global Direct Market Access, Jitneytrade Inc.

Former Director, Business Development and Marketing, Canadian National Stock Exchange

Former Managing Director, Corporate Citizenship, Magna International Inc. 

 

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (January 30, 2014) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel which contains the names of identified alternates remains confidential in its entirety at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to personal matters about identifiable persons. The alternates' names will be made public if appointed to the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Background Information (City Council)

(February 7, 2014) Transmittal from Mayor Rob Ford on the Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc. (CC48.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-66883.pdf
(January 30, 2014) Report from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel on the Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-66884.pdf
Condidential Attachment 1 - Recommended Citizen Appointments to the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc.
Condidential Attachment 2 - Recommended Alternate Citizen Members of the Board of Directors of Invest Toronto Inc.

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-20-2014 7:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC48.1 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, James Pasternak, David Shiner
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council