CIRI Ontario Announces 2021 Annual General Meeting Voting Results

TORONTO--()--The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) Ontario Chapter is pleased to report that, at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 13, 2021, 12 nominees were elected as Chapter Executives. Greg Blazina, Head of Canada at Business Wire, was re-appointed as Chair.

“In the past year, the Ontario Chapter worked together with the committed and talented team at CIRI National to broaden CIRI’s reach and deliver on its mandate,” said Greg Blazina. “We hosted successful events while leveraging online and virtual platforms to continue adding value for members. From professional development to continuing education to mentorship opportunities, we are committed to keeping the IR community engaged, informed and connected. I am grateful to the Executives for their dedication, and to our members who have continued to support the organization and bring distinction to the profession in a challenging time.”

The following individuals were elected to serve as Executives of CIRI Ontario at the Annual General Meeting:

Emina Begovic


Investor Relations Manager, Canadian Tire Corporation

Greg Blazina


Head of Canada, Business Wire

Tamara Cook


Manager, Investor Relations, Hudbay Minerals, Inc.

Sophia Doulaghsingh


Director, Head of Canadian Corporate Access, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets

Alison Dwoskin, CPIR


Director, Investor Relations, Elim Mining Incorporated

Chris Haldane


Manager, Investor Relations, Gran Colombia Gold Corp.

Salisha Ilyas


VP, Investor Relations, Fury Gold Mines

Zev Korman


Investor Relations Consultant

Michelle Marguet


VP, Marketing Communications & Brand Strategy, Trez Capital

Naomi Nemeth


VP, Investor Relations, HighGold Mining

Trevor St. Arnault


Executive Vice President, Eastern Sales, BTV – Business Television

Charlotte Thuot Kucyi


Manager, Investor Relations, Tricon Residential Inc.

Together, the newly elected CIRI Ontario Executive looks forward to engaging with fellow members and continuing to deliver value through quality educational events and networking opportunities.

About CIRI

CIRI is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI contributes to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital markets by advancing the practice of investor relations, the professional competency of its members and the stature of the profession. With close to 500 members and four Chapters across the country, CIRI is the voice of IR in Canada. For further information, please visit


Greg Blazina
CIRI Ontario, Chair
Head of Canada, Business Wire

Release Summary

CIRI Ontario members elected 12 nominees to the Executive including Greg Blazina, Head of Canada at Business Wire, who was re-appointed as Chair.


Greg Blazina
CIRI Ontario, Chair
Head of Canada, Business Wire