Jalynn H. Bennett
Jalynn H. Bennett is President of Jalynn H. Bennett and Associates Ltd., a consulting firm in strategic planning and organizational development in both the public and private sectors. Prior to establishing that firm, Mrs. Bennett was associated for nearly 25 years with The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. Mrs. Bennett is currently a director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Teck Cominco Ltd. She is also a director of The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation. She is a member of the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management Advisory Council, Richard Ivey School of Business; the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation; the Schulich School of Business and International Advisory Board, York University; the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts; the Toronto Association of Business Economists; the Governance Leadership Council of the Ontario Hospital Association; the National Advisory Board, Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year and a Member of the Trinity College Endowment Campaign Cabinet. She is a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors in Canada, a past Commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission and was a member of the Toronto Stock Exchange, Canadian Stock Exchange and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Joint Committee on Corporate Governance (The Saucier Committee).
David I. Richardson
David I. Richardson is a corporate director. He is Chairman of the Board of Air Canada and a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. Mr. Richardson is the former Chairman of Ernst & Young Inc. (Canada) and a former Executive Partner of Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Richardson was also a member of the Management and Executive Committees of Ernst & Young LLP, national managing partner of the firm’s Corporate Finance practice and the senior partner in the corporate recovery and restructuring practice until his retirement from the partnership in 2002.
Gregory R. Cote
Mr. Cote is a corporate director. Prior to his appointment as a Director of Nortel and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Mr. Cote was Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Strategy for ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. Prior to joining ACE, Mr. Cote was a Partner at Ernst & Young. He was also a Senior Vice President of Ernst & Young’s corporate finance business. Mr. Cote is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.