TORONTO, Sept. 6,
2022 /CNW Telbec/ - Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM) announced
today the appointment of a new independent director, Linda S. Habgood, to its Board of Directors
effective immediately. Ms. Habgood's qualifications and
skillset expand the Board's expertise in mergers &
acquisitions, financing, and investment analysis and oversight as
Aimia considers and manages investment opportunities.
David Rosenkrantz, Chair of the Board commented: "We
are delighted to welcome Linda to Aimia's Board of Directors. Her
leadership skills and expertise in investment transactions will be
of great value to the company."
New Director Biography
Linda S. Habgood is a
seasoned emerging market finance specialist with more than 35 years
experience arranging and closing complex debt and equity
transactions around the world. Ms. Habgood is the former CEO and
Co-Chair of Delphos, a prominent emerging markets financial
advisory firm that she led and grew for two decades. At Delphos,
she led a team of sixty finance professionals, securing more than
$20 billion for 1,200+ clients
building businesses around the globe in the renewable energy,
agribusiness, hospitality, transportation, retail, banking and
trade sectors. Ms. Habgood is currently a board member of GrainPro
Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of hermetic solutions
for long-term storage of agricultural goods. Her community
involvement includes positions as Finance Committee Chair for the
town of Westfield, New Jersey and
the Co-Founder of the Wharton EMBA Women's Affinity Group, an
organization that promotes opportunities and networking for women
in the business and financial sectors.
Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM) is a holding company with a focus on making
long-term investments in public and private companies, on a global
basis, through controlling or minority stakes. The company owns a
portfolio of investments which include: a 10.85% stake in Clear
Media Limited, one of the largest outdoor advertising firms in
China, a 48.8% equity stake in
Kognitiv, a B2B technology company enabling collaborative commerce,
a 10.8% equity stake in TRADE X, a global B2B cross-border
automotive trading platform as well as a wholly owned investment
advisory business, Mittleman Investment Management, LLC.
For more information about Aimia, visit www.aimia.com.
SOURCE Aimia Inc.