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Ronald E. Smith

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Ronald E. Smith, BBA, FCPA, ICD.D, Director

Director Since: July 2015


Ron Smith is currently the Chair of the Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. and the IWK Health Centre in Nova Scotia, Trustee of Pro Real Estate Investment Trust, and Director of Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments and Covalon Technologies Ltd. Mr. Smith was previously a Director of AuRico Gold and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Chair of the Acadia University Board of Governors and the national board of The Arthritis Society. He was formerly Senior Vice President and CFO of Emera Incorporated, CFO of Maritime Tel and Tel Limited, and interim CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc. He was also a Partner of Ernst & Young. Mr. Smith has been recognized as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has received the ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.