IFM Investors Pty Ltd today announced the appointment of Carol Gray to its Board of Directors.
Based in Canada, Ms Gray is a professional independent director with over 30 years of experience across the financial services and financial technology sectors.
“Carol has served on numerous boards throughout her career and her depth of knowledge across the financial sector means she is widely regarded as a strong leader in the industry,” said Garry Weaven, Chair of IFM Investors.
“She will be a valuable addition to the board as we continue to evolve our products and services to meet the diverse needs of our global investors.”
Ms Gray is currently a director on the boards of American Express Bank of Canada and Infrastructure Ontario and Land Corporation. She also serves on Trent University’s Finance and Endowment Lands board committees.
In her most recent executive role, Ms Gray served as President and General Manager of Equifax Canada, where she successfully led the company through the global financial crisis, introducing new data solutions and revenue streams with a diversified portfolio of risk management products to a global market.
Prior to Equifax, Ms Gray was a senior executive at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), leading large teams in retail and commercial banking through transformational changes in a highly-competitive environment undergoing technological disruption.
Ms Gray has an MBA from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario and a Charter from the Institute of Corporate Directors, Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto. She also holds a BA in History and Political Studies from Trent University.
Ms Gray’s appointment reflects the significant global growth of IFM Investors’ investment reach and investor base, with 100 of their 192 investors based in North America and a further 31 investors offshore.
The role will commence on 1 June 2016.