News Release, March 19, 2021, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
New agency will position Ontario as a top tier destination for investment
Toronto — The Ontario government has appointed the first members to the Board of Directors of Invest Ontario, the new provincial agency focused on promoting the province as key investment destination.
The board will lead the new agency and will report to Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and will advise on key opportunities to spur Ontario's economic recovery and growth in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
Heading the agency as Chair is Elyse Allan, an accomplished executive with experience in driving growth, technology and innovation. Board members Anna Barrett, Janet Ecker, Ernie Eves, Cecil Hawkins, Andrew MacLeod, Joseph S. Mancinelli, Gadi Mayman, Carmine Nigro, Ajay Virmani and James Wallace will bring extensive experience and expertise in advanced manufacturing, technology and life science sectors that serve as initial areas of focus for the agency.