Annual Graduation and Alumni Event

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A Night of Celebration for New Graduates, Alumni and Governance Award Winners

The Directors College was pleased to celebrate its Chartered Director program graduates and recognize their achievement at the 14th Annual Graduation and Alumni Event on June 1 at White Oaks Resort and Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.


The 2018 Chartered Director program graduates in attendance were happy to connect with peers and receive their university-accredited C.Dir. designations from The Directors College, a collaborative agreement between The Conference Board of Canada and the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. 

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Leonard Waverman

Leonard Waverman
Dean, DeGroote School of Business McMaster University

Mr. Waverman has held board, advisory, and committee chair positions across the energy sector in Canada and the U.K. and currently sits on the board for the C.D. Howe Institute and the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

Mr. Waverman delivered a stimulating keynote address on Board Preparedness in the Digital Age. See full biography.

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