2,500 Global Institutional Investors Rate "Best of the Best"
Company CFO -------------------------------------------- -------------------- Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (AME) David Garofalo Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Claude Mongeau Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNQ) Douglas A. Proll Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) Peter H. Rubenovitch RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (REI.UN) Raghunath DavloorThe Index ranks CFOs based on the quality of management, including the CFO's financial strategy; the CFO's execution capability; as well as their accountability and clear communication with investors regarding the strategy and business development focus. The quality of the Board of Directors reflects on the CFO, CEO and vice versa, especially when the board is an active driver of the business success of the corporation. BWI's Chairman Brendan Wood described the recipients as "the best of the best." He commented, "In a time when a lack of transparency has caused a host of economic problems, these CFOs stand out as having been elected by shareholders for outstanding professionalism and integrity." Brendan Wood International Founded in 1970, Brendan Wood International is a worldwide intelligence firm that draws on a unique global intelligence network to identify TopGun performance in the global capital markets. The Shareholder Confidence Index is based on intelligence from this network and is one of Brendan Wood International's suite of proprietary products available to investors and corporations that are focused on TopGun performances. Experience, independence, a global network and proprietary data uniquely prepare Brendan Wood International to offer a wide range of services to the capital markets, including: -- Worldwide investigations of TopGun performance in the capital markets -- Assisting corporations to select TopGun banking groups to represent them in capital markets transactions -- Career Management and Agency Placement of TopGun executives, bankers and capital markets professionals -- Directly assisting corporations to achieve the highest levels of Shareholder Confidence -- Directly assisting investment banks to optimize their worldwide share of TopGun banking relationships Brendan Wood International's website: www.brendanwood.com
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