Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chief Executive Officer Scott Banda is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Van Burgsteden as Federated Co-operatives Limited’s (FCL) Vice-President Finance, effective October 3, 2016.
Tony presently is FCL’s Associate Vice-President, Controls and Reporting, a position he has held since joining FCL in April 2015. He also presently serves as the General Manager of Interprovincial Cooperative Limited (IPCO).
Prior to joining FCL, Tony was the Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer for AREVA Resources Canada Inc., where he was a member of the senior management team and oversaw all accounting, finance, risk, tax, insurance and budget functions. In addition, he has experience with many joint-venture committees, major projects, technology systems and corporate social responsibility including government relations and First Nations relationships. While at AREVA, Tony also held the positions of Director, Finance and Accounting; Manager, Finance and Accounting; Superintendent, Finance and Accounting; and Financial and Taxation Accountant.
Tony was raised on a farm near Kinistino, Sask. He worked with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and then went on to earn a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan before starting his accounting career with KPMG in Saskatoon and continuing it with KPMG in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Tony has been active in the business community and has just completed his fifth year as a board member of the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce where he served as its President in 2014-15. Tony has also served as a long-term board member of Junior Achievement of Saskatchewan and the Saskatoon Chapter of the Treasury Management Association of Canada.
In his new role, Tony will contribute to the strategic direction and management of FCL and its subsidiaries, be a strong advocate and role model for FCL’s values, vision, mission and brand, and provide executive leadership and direction to the enterprise wide Finance Business Unit.
Please join Scott in welcoming Tony to his new role as Vice-President Finance.
- Federated Co-operatives Limited announces the appointment of Tony Van Burgsteden as Vice President Finance