Archived - Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

February 11, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance

Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the appointment Ms. Tahira Hassan to the Board of Directors of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

Her appointment to the Board of Directors is for a three-year term.

Ms. Hassan is currently a non-executive Director with both Brambles Limited and Recall Holdings Limited.

Nicholas Bergamini
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance
613-369-5696

Stéphanie Rubec
Media Relations
Department of Finance
613-369-4000


Tahira Hassan is a non-executive Director serving on the Boards of Brambles Limited and Recall Holdings Limited.

Ms. Hassan held various executive leadership roles with Nestlé for over 26 years, including Senior Vice President & Head of Global Supply Chain, Global Business Head for Nescafé Ready to Drink and President of Ice Cream in Canada. Throughout her international career, Ms. Hassan has also held positions on several management and joint venture boards, as well as with industry associations such as the Food & Consumer Products Manufacturers of Canada and GS1. She also served on the Dean’s advisory council of the Laurier School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Ms. Hassan is a Certified Management Accountant of Canada and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom.

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