Gary A. Doer

Independent director since April 2018

Gary A. Doer is a corporate director. Mr. Doer is a director of Great-West Lifeco Inc. and IGM Financial Inc. (subsidiaries of Power Corporation of Canada)  and of Power Corporation of Canada. He is also Senior Business Advisor to the law firm Dentons Canada LLP and a member of the Canadian American Business Council Advisory Board and the U.S. based Climate Group Board and a director of The Climate Group, Inc. From 1979 to 1986, Mr. Doer was the President of the Manitoba Government Employees’ Association. He was elected a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in 1986 and served as the 20th Premier of Manitoba from 1999 to 2009. In 2005, Premier Doer was named by Business Week magazine as one of the top 20 international leaders on climate change. From 2009 to 2016, he served as the Canadian Ambassador to the United States and participated in the negotiations of the Canada-U.S. new border agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership tentative agreement.

Mr. Doer is a Canadian member of the Trilateral Commission and serves as Co-Chair of the Wilson Centre’s Canada Institute, a non-partisan public policy forum focused on Canada-U.S. relations. In 2010, he became a Member of the Order of Manitoba and in 2011, he received a distinguished diplomatic service award from the World Affairs Council.