Jun. 22, 2022 by CVCA Staff

Toronto, ON – June 22, 2022 – The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) is pleased to announce today the appointment of seven new directors to its board.

CVCA welcomes seven new elected members: Catherine Beauchemin, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ); Marie-Claude Boisvert, Sagard Private Equity; Justin Catalano, Fengate Private Equity; Dino DeLuca, TriWest Capital Partners; Prashant Matta, Panache Ventures; Jean-Francois Pariseau, Amplitude Ventures; and, Pierre Schuurmans, Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc.

"Our members are banded by their commitment to grow and strengthen Canada’s private capital industry,” said Hans Knapp, Partner, Yaletown Partners, and Chair, CVCA’s Board of Directors. “As board members, we are proud of the role we have in improving the industry through the expertise of the world-class organizations that make up our membership.”

CVCA's board members bring a combined wealth of leadership experience derived from extensive service guiding and growing organizations domestically and internationally. The board is tasked to deliver on its mandate to broaden industry awareness and advocate on behalf of the industry to ensure sound public policy that encourages a favourable environment for investment.

On behalf of its membership, CVCA thanks its outgoing board members for their outstanding work and contributions to both the organization and advancing the private capital industry in Canada.

Learn more about CVCA's Board of Directors here.

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