AFP of Canada Welcomes TMAC Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton Chapters
The Association for Financial Professionals of Canada (AFPC) has welcomed the Toronto, Ottawa and Edmonton chapters of the Treasury Management Association of Canada (TMAC). The three TMAC chapters recently voted to become regional partners of AFP of Canada. Two of the organisations elected to assume the AFPC global brand, becoming AFP of Canada – Ottawa and AFP of Canada – Edmonton, respectively.
“Treasury professionals in Toronto, Ottawa and Edmonton will benefit greatly from the combination of the services provided through our partnership, including education, networking, and events,” said Robert Stanley, vice president and treasurer of Samuel Manu-Tech, Inc. and chairman of the AFP of Canada Board of Directors. Michael Van Herk, president and managing consultant, MVH Management Consultants and president of AFP of Canada-Ottawa concurred by saying, “Ottawa’s treasury and finance professionals have much to gain as a result of partnering with AFP of Canada.”
In addition to their association with AFP’s global brand, the regional partners participate in a gathering of AFP regional association officers for two and a half days of networking and the exchanging of ideas at the annual AFP Regional Officers Meeting to be held next month in Washington, DC. The Toronto, Ottawa and Edmonton chapters join 58 regional associations throughout North America and the Caribbean currently partnering with AFP.
“We are honored to have partners from these important Canadian economic centres among AFP’s global network of finance professionals,” said Ira M. Birns, CFO of World Fuel Services Corporation and AFP’s chairman.