TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 10, 2014) - FEI Canada members expressed sadness at the passing of Jim Flaherty today. Michael Conway, President and CEO of FEI Canada, made the following statement:
"FEI Canada members are shocked and saddened to hear of the untimely loss of Jim Flaherty. He was a great Canadian, honourable statesmen and leader who made an enormous contribution to our country as Finance Minister. Minister Flaherty's priority was to keep Canada on a strong financial footing. Our country was strengthened by his actions which guided us out of a deep recession and his legacy will be remembered. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Flaherty family at this difficult time."
FEI Canada is the all-industry professional membership association for senior financial executives. With 11 chapters across Canada, it seeks to bring together senior financial executives to further enhance their leadership skills and broader management knowledge. The association membership, which consists of chief financial officers, audit committee directors and senior executives in the finance, controller, treasury and taxation functions, represents a significant number of Canada's leading and most influential corporations. For more information, please visit www.feicanada.org.