Industry Canada

Industry Canada

June 25, 2008 10:30 ET

Henry Lee Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Business Development Bank of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), today announced the appointment of Mr. Henry Lee to the Bank's Board of Directors.

"Mr. Lee will be of great value in our ongoing efforts to support entrepreneurial success and growth in Canada," said Minister Prentice. "I welcome Mr. Lee to the Board of the BDC."

Mr. Lee has extensive experience as a member of the boards of various organizations in the Vancouver area, including Chairman and Chief Elected Officer of The Vancouver Board of Trade and former Director and Executive Committee Member of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association.

Mr. Lee is currently the President and Director of Tom Lee Music Company Ltd. He holds an Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Engineering) from the University of British Columbia.

BDC is a financial institution wholly owned by the Government of Canada that actively supports the development and growth of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses through its complementary financial, investment and consulting solutions.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Jim Prentice
    Minister of Industry
    Deirdra McCracken, Press Secretary
    613-995-9001
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    613-943-2502