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Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: New Chair, Board Members for Economic Development Agency; 2013 Annual Report Released

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- The City of Edmonton appointed a new chair and two business leaders to two-year terms on the Edmonton Economic Development board at its annual general meeting today:

A board member since 2010, new chair Barry Travers, west tax business unit leader at KPMG LLP, will be joined by Angela Fong and Maria Holowinsky. Retiring from the board is former chair Peter Silverstone.

Fong is chief corporate and human resources officer at AIMCo, an institutional investment fund manager with a $70 billion investment portfolio. Holowinsky is the president and chief investment officer at ADROIT Investment Management Ltd., offering wealth management services to a diverse range of clients.

In addition to the board appointments, the City of Edmonton-owned agency released its 2013 annual report today, which discloses the year's financial results and highlights the organization's achievements in economic development, tourism, marketing, innovation and technology advancement and the Shaw Conference Centre.

Visit www.igniteedmonton.com/our-thinking/publications to view the annual report.

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