Three new commissioners appointed to the British Columbia Securities Commission
VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Brenda Leong, Chair and Chief Executive
Officer of the British Columbia Securities Commission, is pleased to announce
the appointment of three new commissioners to its Board.
"I am delighted that Audrey Ho, Judith Downes and George Glover will be
joining the commission in the New Year. Together they bring a wealth of
business, financial and legal experience to the commission that will be
invaluable in guiding our securities regulatory policy and decisions," said
Audrey Ho is the former Senior Vice-President, Chief General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary for TELUS Corporation. She led TELUS' legal strategy to
advance the company's strategic objectives and business plans. Audrey also
supported the evolution of many of TELUS's board governance practices that
have been recognized as exemplary by the Canadian business community.
Judith Downes is a partner, Corporate Finance and Securities Group, for Bull,
Housser and Tupper LLP and an active member of its Business Law and Mining
groups. Her primary focus has been on corporate finance transactions,
including domestic and cross-border debt and equity financings, mergers and
acquisitions, as well as securities regulatory matters. She has acted as
counsel to a broad range of issuers listed on both TSX and TSX Venture
George Glover is the former Managing Partner for Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
(Toronto office). George practiced business law, with a focus on governance,
securities, mergers and acquisitions, and financial institution law across a
broad range of businesses. He acted as principal Canadian Counsel on a large
number of significant Canadian and international transactions.
The B.C. Securities Commission is the independent provincial government agency
responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province.
For media inquiries, contact Richard Gilhooley, media relations, 604 899
6713. For public inquiries, call 604 899 6854 or 1 800 373 6393 (toll free).
SOURCE: British Columbia Securities Commission
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