Power Corporation of Canada is pleased to announce the election of J. David A. Jackson to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Jackson is a Partner Emeritus of the Canadian law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. He joined Blake, Cassels and Graydon in 1972, became a partner in 1980 and was Chairman of the firm from 1995 to 2001.
Mr. Jackson is a director of Power Financial Corporation and of Great-West Lifeco Inc. and of several of its subsidiaries. He has also served as a director of a number of public and private corporations including Investors Group Inc. from 1991 to 2001. He is recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance by numerous independent assessment organizations.
Power Corporation of Canada (TSX: POW) is a diversified international management and holding company with interests in companies in the financial services, communications and other business sectors.