Women on the Move

Women in the workforce represent a large pool of talent. However, our observation is that within financial services, women represent a diminishing share of professionals as responsibility levels increase.

Vlaad and Company is on the front lines of recruiting solid business leaders in the industry, while promoting and elevating the entry and progression of women in financial services.

Archived Moves

Silicon Valley Bank has hired Barbara Dirks as Head of Canada. Previously, Barbara was Senior Vice President, Network & Advisor Strategy at RBC.

Jennifer Tkachuk-Tremblay joins Coinsquare as Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets from TD Securities where she was Vice President, Sales, Electronic & Algorithmic Trading, Automated Execution.

Joining CIBC Capital Markets as Executive Director, Prime Services Group is Tamara Forbes from Scotiabank where she was an Associate Director, Prime Brokerage Sales.

Marlene Puffer moves from Alignvest, where she was a Partner, to become President and CEO of CN Rail’s Investments Division.

Claire Van Wyk-Allan has been named as Head of Canada for Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). She leaves RBC Global Asset Management, where she was the Business Development Manager, Advisor Channel Sales.

Aurelius has appointed Germaine Coombs to the position of Vice President, Finance and CFO. Previously, she was Vice President and CFO at Stonegate Agricom.

Maryanne Wiley was announced as one of the Independent Directors of Nasdaq CXC (Nasdaq Canada).

Sprott Private Wealth hires Chanel Prevost. Chanel joins as a Sales Associate from Hampton Securities where she was a Sales Assistant.

Tricon Capital Group welcomes Helena Shi to its San Francisco team as an Investment Analyst. Helena was previously an Investment Banking Analyst, Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Daljit Toor joins Restaurant Brands International as Head of Finance, Retail for Tim Hortons from Birch Hill Equity Partners where she was an Associate.

Joining AUM Law as Senior Legal Counsel is Stacey Hoisak, also from Birch Hill Equity Partners where she was General Counsel.

Also joining AUM Law is Janet Holmes, previously Senior Vice President in its Regulatory Affairs Group at Moody’s Shared Services, as Director of Knowledge Management & Communications and Special Counsel.