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Element Financial appoints William Lovatt as chairman

Staff writer | Toronto, ON, Canada | March 26, 2015
Element FinancialMarch 26, 2015, Toronto, ON, Canada - Element Financial Corp. announced that it has appointed independent director William Lovatt as chairman of the board from April 1, 2015.
Mr. Tobin is currently a vice-chairman of BMO Capital Markets. He was named as an officer of the Order of Canada in 2013 for his contribution to Canadian public policy. He served as Federal Minister of Industry from October, 2000, to January, 2002, prior to which he served as the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1996 to 2000.

Mr. Tobin served as a member of parliament from 1980 to 1996 and served as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans in the federal cabinet from 1993 to 1996. He also serves as lead director and vice-chairman of Aecon Group Inc. and chairman of the board of New Flyer Industries Inc.