The federal government has appointed three new directors to Farm Credit Canada and extended the terms for two others.
The new members appointed for four-year terms are
· Rita Achrekar who began life in India where she obtained technology and management degrees, came to Canada where she was a banker and vice-president in charge risk management programs.and has served on several industry organizations.
· Sylvie Chagnon was president and chief executive officer of the Quebec government’s Green Fund management board, vice president Credit and Financial Products at Investissement Québec, Regional vice president at National Bank of Canada, and general manager of operations at CIBC.
· Michael Tees has had 25 years of experience in banking, rising to vice president in Western Canada for Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Those re-appointed to three-year terms are James and Michele Hentgen.