CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 30, 2015) - Mawer Director of Investment Counselling Elizabeth Hamilton-Keen has been named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women by The Women's Executive Network (WXN) at the Top 100 Awards in Toronto on November 26. Hamilton-Keen is one of 14 female executives who share the award in the KPMG Professionals category for her accomplishments as one Canada's top female executive talents. The Awards serve to recognize talented leaders and to inspire the current and next generations to push the boundaries of what's possible.

"Beth's dedication, insight and enthusiasm are remarkable. Her tireless efforts have resulted in significant contributions to the investment industry, the community and Mawer's clients," says Mawer President Michael Mezei. "We are thrilled that the Women's Executive Network has recognized her accomplishments with this honour."

Ms. Hamilton-Keen, CFA, joined Mawer in 2005 and leads the investment management firm's investment counselling team. A graduate of the Acadia University business program, she was elected last year as Chair of the CFA Institute, where she is responsible for overseeing the organization's strategy and management. She has served on many not-for-profit boards and committees and is an active member of her local community. Hamilton-Keen has also been recognized as one of Calgary's Top 40 Under 40 and was a regular guest lecturer at the University of Calgary, a past guest commentator on CBC Radio, CBC Newsworld and BNN.

About Mawer Investment Management Ltd.

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About the Women's Executive Network (WXN)

At WXN, we inspire smart women to lead. WXN creates and delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inform, inspire, connect and recognize our community of more than 19,500 smart women and their organizations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN enables our partners and corporate members to become and to be recognized as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women. Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a founding member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada's corporate boards. In 2008, WXN launched in Ireland, followed by London, UK in 2015, creating an international community of female leaders.

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Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
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