SOURCE: Timbercreek Asset Management Inc.

Timbercreek Asset Management logo

June 09, 2016 11:12 ET

Timbercreek Asset Management Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Gigi Wong to Join Timbercreek as CFO Effective June 14

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 09, 2016) - Timbercreek Asset Management ("Timbercreek" or the "Company") announced today that Gigi Wong will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), effective June 14, 2016. In her role as CFO, Ms. Wong will be responsible for overseeing financial and taxation reporting, treasury, corporate financings and the financial reporting and risk analytics platform for the Company.

Ms. Wong comes to the Company from the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan ("OTPP") where she was Director of Capital Markets Operations. Prior to joining OTPP, Ms. Wong was CFO, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary at CQI Capital Management LP (formerly GMP Investment Management) and previously Director, Investment Finance at GMP Securities LP. She began her career at PwC Canada and developed her asset and risk management experience while executing on mandates at TD Bank, The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) and Bank of Montreal. Ms. Wong has a Bachelor of Arts from Western University where she majored in Financial and Economic studies; she is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

"We are pleased to have Gigi join the senior management team at Timbercreek," states Blair Tamblyn, Managing Director & CEO of Timbercreek Asset Management. "Her extensive and impressive background in finance and capital markets is an asset to our growing organization and we look forward to having her as part of the team that will continue to drive the Company forward."

David Melo, current Managing Director, Finance at Timbercreek Asset Management, has been appointed to the role of President, Timbercreek Communities; the property management division responsible for the operations of the Canadian multi-residential properties held in Timbercreek-managed portfolios.

About Timbercreek
Timbercreek Asset Management Inc. is an active investor, owner and manager of global real estate and related assets focused on delivering sustainable and growing returns to our investors. Through our various separately managed accounts, TSX-listed entities and private investments, we manage over $5 billion in assets on behalf of investors seeking quality alternative asset class investments. Timbercreek employs a value-oriented investment philosophy, which is combined with an active, hands-on asset management style, to identify opportunities that will generate predictable and sustainable investment returns for our investors.

Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2016/6/9/11G102224/Images/Gigi_Wong_headshot-d937df63ad5683b09014ab76afba3f4e.jpg

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Timbercreek Asset Management Inc.
    Carrie Morris
    Investor Relations
    416-800-1552
    cmorris@timbercreek.com