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Eileen Mercier

Mrs. Mercier is the immediate past Chair of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and a director of several  corporations. She has agreed to become the Chair of the Canadian Payments Association in July of 2015.

From 1995 to 2003, she ran her own management-consulting firm, Finvoy Management Inc., specializing in financial strategy, restructuring and corporate governance issues.  Prior to that time, she was Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Abitibi-Price.  In this position, Eileen had overall responsibility for financial matters, as well as overseeing strategic planning and asset acquisitions and divestitures.

Eileen’s career encompasses 43 years of general management experience in the forest products, financial services, integrated oil and communication industries.  She holds an MBA from York University and an MA from the University of Alberta, is bilingual and lives in Toronto.

As an active member of the Board of Directors of several business and charitable associations, Eileen’s affiliations include:

  • Teekay Shipping Corp.
  • Intact Financial Corp.
  • Schulich School of Business
  • University Health Network