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Board of Directors - Biography


Benita M. Warmbold, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

  • Chair of the Audit Committee; 
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Ms. Warmbold is a corporate director and brings more than 30 years of experience in the finance industry. She was Senior Managing Director and CFO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) from 2013 until her retirement in July 2017. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice-President and Chief Operations Officer from 2008 to 2013. CPPIB is a professional investment management organization responsible for investing funds on behalf of the Canada Pension Plan. Before joining CPPIB, she served as Managing Director and CFO for Northwater Capital Management Inc. from 1997 to 2008. She previously held senior positions with Canada Development Investment Corporation and KPMG.

Ms. Warmbold is a member of the Board of Directors of Methanex Corporation and Crestone Peak Resources. She is a director of the Canadian Public Accountability Board, Vice-Chair of the Women’s College Hospital and a member of Queen’s University Board of Trustees. She is also Chair of the Smith School of Business Advisory Board (Queen’s University). She holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and has been granted the ICD.D designation by the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Warmbold was recognized as a Top 100 Most Powerful Women – Corporate Executives Category in 2009, 2010 and 2015 and in 2016 was inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame. She was also selected by the Canadian Board Diversity Council for its first-ever Diversity 50, which recognizes qualified, diverse candidates for board of director appointments.