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OSC Announces Investment Funds Product Advisory Committee Members for 2013-2015

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the membership of the Investment Funds Product Advisory Committee (IFPAC) for the 2013-2015 term.

In an environment of rapid product growth and increasingly complex investment fund products, OSC staff recognize the unique perspective market participants may have in identifying and anticipating market and product trends. The IFPAC will continue to advise OSC staff on emerging product developments and innovations occurring in the investment fund industry. The committee will discuss the impact of these developments, as well as emerging issues.

Serving two year terms and meeting at least four times a year, IFPAC members bring a broad range of experience from the investment funds industry to this important OSC committee.

The IFPAC is currently chaired by Rhonda Goldberg, Director, Investment Funds Branch. Effective immediately, the committee members are:

Ghassan (Jason) Agaby Dynamic Funds
Roland P. Austrup Integrated Managed Futures Corp.
Adam Felesky Horizons Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
Goshka Folda Investor Economics
Kevin Gopaul BMO Asset Management
Barry Gordon First Asset Capital Corp.
Scott McBurney RBC Capital Markets
Gary Ostoich Spartan Fund Management Inc. & Alternative Investment Management Association Canada
Marian Passmore Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada)
Michael Shuh CIBC World Markets Inc.
Oricia Smith Invesco Canada Ltd.
Atul Tiwari Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.


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