AIMA Appoints Van Wyk-Allan As Head of Canada

Feb 28 2018 | 2:16pm ET

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has appointed Claire Van Wyk-Allan as its new head of Canada.

Van Wyk-Allan succeeds James Burron, who left AIMA in January, and will take over on April 2.

Prior to joining AIMA, Van Wyk-Allan served as business development manager at RBC Global Asset Management. She has been an active member of AIMA for almost a decade, including serving as a member of the AIMA Canada board since 2014.

“Claire brings with her not just a strong knowledge of AIMA Canada, but also asset management sales and retail investor distribution experience, having worked at both RBC Global Asset Management and Arrow Capital Management,” the chair of AIMA Canada, Michael Burns of law firm McMillan LLP, said in a statement.

AIMA is a global alternative investment industry association with 1,840+ corporate members in more than 55 nations. It is the co-founder of the well-known Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation, and its manager members collectively manage more than $1.8 trillion in assets worldwide.

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