CBA WELCOMES NEW CEO, SIMON COAKELEY
WEL congratulates Simon Coakeley who has been named Chief Executive Officer of the CBA, following a robust and extensive process aided by a leading executive search firm specializing in the identification of diverse candidates. Mr. Coakeley’s appointment will take effect on Feb. 15th, and at that time, he will replace Steve Pengelly, who has been the Interim CEO since July 2020. Mr. Pengelly has agreed to stay on for a period of transition following Mr. Coakeley’s appointment taking effect, so as to ensure an orderly and effective transfer of responsibilities.
CBA WELCOMES VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT, STEEVES BUJOLD
WEL congratulates Steeves Bujold, the CBA Board member from Quebec, who has been acclaimed to the position of Vice President for 2021-2022. Mr. Bujold has been an active member of the CBA since 2001. He has been a member of the CBA Board of Directors from Quebec since September 2019, and most recently chaired the CBA, CEO Selection Committee and the Equality Subcommittee. He is currently Chair of the Policy Committee. He will assume the vice-presidential role in September 2021, when Vice President Stephen Rotstein becomes President.
WEL CONGRATULATES COLLEAGUE RACHEL BLUMENFELD
WEL congratulates Rachel Blumenfeld of Aird & Berlis LLP, on being elected as a fellow member of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).