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Jean Paul (JP) Gladu. MBA, ICD.D, to the Board of Directors, The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)Supplied

The Institute of Corporate Directors Board Chair, Linda Hohol, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jean Paul (JP) Gladu. MBA, ICD.D, to its Board of Directors, at its 2021 Annual General Meeting. Mr. Gladu will serve as a member of the Governance and Human Resources Committee.

Mr. Gladu has over 25 years of experience in the natural resource sector including work with Indigenous communities and organizations, environmental non-government organizations, industry and governments from across Canada. He was the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) for nearly 8 years. He presently serves on the board of Suncor and Noront Resources and previously served on the board of Ontario Power Generation, as well as past Chair of Mikisew Group of Companies.

Mr. Gladu was appointed as the Chancellor of St. Paul’s University College, Waterloo from 2017-2020. Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay, Mr. Gladu is a member of Sand Point First Nation located on the Lake Nipigon, Ontario.

The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) is a not-for-profit, member-based association representing Canadian directors and boards across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and Crown sectors. The ICD is Canada’s largest director community, with 16,000 members and a network of 11 Chapters across the country.

Members gain insight and foresight on critical issues facing board directors and benefit from best-in-class governance education, including ICD’s partnership with the Rotman School of Management, in delivering the industry standard, the Director Education Program (DEP). The ICD grants the ICD.D designation to eligible directors, which represents a lifelong commitment to excellence in the boardroom. Annually, the ICD awards the F.ICD to trailblazers, difference-makers and leaders for their exceptional contribution to Canadian corporate governance.