Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Directors Reappointed to Port Metro Vancouver Board

Eugene Kwan and Marcella Szel have been reappointed to second three-year terms on the Port Metro Vancouver Board of Directors. The board members’ new terms expire Sept. 25, 2016.

Szel, who has spent more than 20 years in the transportation industry, is the Board’s Vice Chair, as well as Chair of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. She’s a member of the Boards of Directors for both Translink, the organization responsible for the regional transportation network of Metro Vancouver, and transportation and logistics enterprise Global Transportation Hub.

Kwan is the Chair of the port’s Major Capital Projects Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. He is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Agincourt Capital Corp., a privately held investment company with extensive experience advising offshore investors and Senior Counsel with Stikeman Elliott LLP.

Port Metro Vancouver’s Board of Directors is composed of 11 members: one federal appointee; one British Columbia provincial appointee; one appointee for the Prairie Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; one municipal appointee; and, seven federal appointees recommended by port users.

Szel and Kwan were initially appointed by the Canadian federal government on the recommendation of the port user group.