Alberta Investment Management Corporation Appoints New Director And Board Of Director

Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) has announced the designation and appointment of Mark Wiseman as the Chair and Director of the Board of Directors with effect from July 1, 2020. The company has made this investment following the signing order in Council by the Lt. Governor of Alberta.

The newly appointed Director and Chair of the Board of Directors, Mark Wiseman, is an experienced corporate executive and has got years of experience in the relevant field. Previously, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. He also served as the BlackRock, Inch as the Global Head of Active Equities and he has also served as the Chairman of BlackRock Alternative Investors.

He also served as the member of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth, which advised the Canadian Finance Minister on key economic issues.

He has held his Bachelor’s Degree from Queen’s University and Law and MBA Degree from University of Toronto. He has also earned the Fulbright Scholarship at Yale University, where he has completed his Masters of Laws degree.

Current Chair Board of Directors, Richard Bird said, “On behalf of my fellow directors, I welcome Mark Wiseman to AIMCo’s Board. Mark’s accomplishments in investment management, his strategic thinking and leadership make him an excellent choice to Chair this Board.”

“I am honoured to have had the opportunity to serve on the Board and I thank everyone at AIMCo — and Albertans — for their support,” Richard Bird added.

Sharing his thoughts over the new appointment, Mr. Wiseman said, “I look forward to working with my fellow directors as AIMCo continues to serve its clients for the long term.”

” I along with members of the board and employees of AIMCo, would like to thank Richard for his service to the province during his two three-year terms.  He has offered a steady and experienced hand in guiding the organization’s strong governance and investment decision-making,” Wiseman concluded.

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