Board of Directors

  • Andrew Moor

    • President and Chief Executive Officer

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Andrew Moor has served as Equitable’s President and CEO since March 2007. Before joining Equitable, he was President and CEO of Invis Inc. from 2002-2007 and prior to that was President and Chief Financial Officer of SMED International Inc. Mr. Moor is currently a Director and Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. and serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bankers’ Association, as Chairman of the Banks and Trust Companies Association, as a member of the advisory council of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and as a member of the Business Council of Canada. He is also a former Chairman of the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals. Mr. Moor holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc (Eng.) from the University of London, and is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.

  • Carolyn Schuetz

    Director

    Carolyn Schuetz is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of global experience in financial services. Having spent 16 years at HSBC, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer for Group Retail Banking and Wealth Management, she brings deep operational expertise and a proven track record of delivering large-scale transformational change in complex, highly regulated industries. She serves on the board of OakNorth Bank plc, a UK-regulated private FinTech bank and Altus Group Limited, which provides the global corporate real estate industry with intelligence-as-a-service solutions to maximize returns and reduce risk. Ms. Schuetz holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has an MBA from Stanford.

  • Kishore Kapoor

    Director

    Kishore Kapoor is President and Chief Executive Officer of RF Capital Group Inc. Mr. Kapoor serves as a director of Richardson Financial Group Limited, and as a director of RF Capital Group Inc. and Richardson Wealth. Until 2011 he was President of Wellington West Holdings Inc., the parent company of a number of subsidiaries that provided wealth management and corporate finance services to retail and institutional clientele in Canada. From November 2003 to June 2005 Mr. Kapoor was Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development at Loring Ward International Inc., a public company formed to hold the U.S. operations of Assante Corporation, previously one of the largest wealth management firms in Canada, and served as its Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development from March 1994 until November 2003. Mr. Kapoor has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and former tax partner with KPMG LLP.

  • Marcos Lopez

    Director

    Marcos Lopez is the former CEO of Solium Capital Inc. (now Shareworks by Morgan Stanley). His long stewardship of Solium culminated in its acquisition by Morgan Stanley for $1.1 billion. Under his leadership, Solium's Shareworks platform evolved into a world-class suite of products and services used by more than 3,000 companies worldwide. After Solium was acquired by Morgan Stanley, he became Co-Head of Morgan Stanley at Work, ensuring a successful integration of the business and ultimately helping create the largest employee share plan administration business globally. Before becoming Solium's CEO, he was the co-founder of Bitonic Solutions Inc. Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Calgary, and was the 2012 recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the technology sector, Western Canada.

  • Michael Emory

    Director

    Mr. Emory is Founder and Executive Chair of the Board of Allied Properties REIT, after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Allied since 2003. Prior to entering the commercial real estate business in 1988, he was a partner with the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. Mr. Emory received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Queen’s University and his J.D. from the University of Toronto.

  • Michael Hanley

    • Chair of the Board of Directors

    Director

    Mr. Hanley is Chair of the Board of Equitable. He has extensive experience in leadership roles and corporate governance which has included serving as Lead Director of Nuvei Corporation and BRP Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. and  ExCellThera Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hanley was Senior Vice-President, Operations and Strategic Initiatives at National Bank of Canada and held a number of positions at Alcan Inc., including Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, and President and CEO of the Global Bauxite and Alumina business group.  He also served as Chief Financial Officer of two other Canadian public companies, Gaz Métro (now Energir) and St-Laurent Paperboard Inc. Mr. Hanley is a Chartered Professional Accountant and member of the Ordre des CPA du Québec since 1987.

  • Michael Stramaglia

    Director

    Michael Stramaglia, a Professional Corporate Director, is President and Founder of Matrisc Advisory Group, a risk management consulting firm. He is also Executive in Residence at the Global Risk Institute. Mr. Stramaglia has extensive financial services experience, including prior executive leadership roles that include Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer for Sun Life Financial, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer for Clarica, and President and CEO of Zurich Life Insurance Company of Canada. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Definity Financial Corp., the Economical Insurance Group, Foresters Financial and the Canadian property and casualty subsidiaries of Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and also serves as Chair of the Ontario Internal Audit Committee.

    Mr. Stramaglia is a qualified actuary and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

  • Rowan Saunders

    Director

    Rowan Saunders is President and Chief Executive Officer of Definity Financial Corp., and has been President & Chief Executive Officer of Economical Mutual Insurance Company since November 2016. Previously he was President & Chief Executive Officer of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (RSA Canada) for over 12 years. Mr. Saunders is a past Chairman and current director of the Insurance Bureau of Canada, and a past member of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario’s CEO Advisory committee. Mr. Saunders received a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University, holds the Canadian Risk Management designation and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada.

  • Susan Ericksen

    Director

    Ms. Ericksen is a Corporate Director. She is an expert in the design, development, implementation and management of innovative, large-scale technologies and technology workforces. Ms. Ericksen had a distinguished 35-year career with Fortune 500 companies, serving as a Chief Technology Officer for Fiserv, Inc., and most recently as a Managing Director, Global Technology Operations, at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta. Ms. Ericksen's financial services experience is extensive. She served as a Chief Information Officer or Chief Technology Officer at New York Life, Merrill Lynch Bank and Trust, Merrill Lynch Bank USA, CitiFinancial, and Citi Cards. Ms. Ericksen holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, a Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from Carnegie Mellon University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors with the DC designation.

  • Vincenza Sera

    Director

    Vincenza Sera is a Corporate Director. She is currently Chair of the Board of DREAM Industrial REIT and serves as a director and Chair of the Governance Committee of DREAM Unlimited Corporation, and  as a director and Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee of Investment Management Corporation of Ontario. She served on the Board of the Ontario Pension Board for 13 years, including nine as Chair of the Board. Ms. Sera has more than 25 years of experience in capital markets, corporate finance and corporate governance, holding senior positions with National Bank Financial, First Marathon Securities and CIBC. She received her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto and completed the Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman School of Management’s Director Education Program.

  • Yongah Kim

    Director

    Yongah Kim is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman and a core faculty member in the Leadership Development Lab and the Self-Development Lab of the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking. Prior to joining Rotman, Ms. Kim was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where she spent ~25 years working across Canada, US and Asia. She has a very diverse set of experiences that span across digital & analytics transformation, global expansion, performance transformation, and digital marketing, with a particular focus on digital and performance transformations in the financial services sector. She held number of leadership positions while at McKinsey including leader of multiple industry practices, Women’s Initiatives in Asia and North America. She also served as co-chair of McKinsey’s Global Partner Election Committee for several years. She has the distinction of being the first Korean woman elected to Partner and Senior Partner at McKinsey. She has a BA in Business Administration from Yonsei University and a MBA from Harvard Business School. She is currently Vice Chair of the Board of The Hospital for Sick Children.

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