IIAC Congratulates 2019 Investment Industry Hall of Fame Inductees and IIAC Top Under 40 Award Winner Devan Legare
The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) is proud to announce that last Thursday at a gala dinner, five leaders of business were inducted into the Investment Industry Hall of Fame.
The Investment Industry Hall of Fame honours excellence, integrity and leadership in Canada’s investment industry. This year’s induction ceremony recognizes five individuals, one of whom is being enshrined posthumously. The 2019 Class of Investment Industry Hall of Fame Inductees includes:
Helen Kearns, President & CEO, Bell Kearns & Associates Ltd.
James Pitblado, Former Chairman, RBC Dominion Securities Inc.
Charlie Spiring, Founder, Wellington West Holdings Inc.; Founder and Chairman WellingtonAltus Private Wealth Inc.
Eric Sprott, Founder, Sprott Securities Ltd. and Sprott Asset Management LP
Robert Wyman, Former Chairman & CEO, Pemberton Securities Inc. (Posthumous)
Broadcaster and author, Rex Murphy, gave a rousing keynote address on the amity between the provinces of Canada in times of both prosperity and hardship. Also in attendance were Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, and His Honour, Douglas Mitchell, CM, AOE, QC, LLD.
The IIAC is also proud to announce, that at the same gala, Devan Legare, Senior Investment Advisor, Manulife Securities Inc, was named the 2019 recipient of the IIAC Top Under 40 Award.
The IIAC Top Under 40 Award
recognizes and celebrates the new generation of highly motivated and talented young professionals whose drive, dedication, personal and professional qualities and accomplishments have brought distinction to the investment industry.
There were many outstanding candidates this year, making for an extremely competitive process. Devan Legare, who is based in Calgary, was selected from among 37 exceptional nominees.
Photos of the gala will be available this week.
A sincere thank you to our generous sponsors of both the Hall of Fame, and the IIAC Top Under 40.