Toronto, ON – June 28, 2023: TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) is delighted to announce that Vincent Lee has been appointed as the new Chair of TRIEC’s Board of Directors. The announcement was made during TRIEC’s Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. Vincent Lee brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to the role, succeeding Waheeda Rahman White, who has been instrumental in TRIEC’s success as Chair of the Board.

Vincent Lee has been a Board Member of TRIEC since 2019, and currently serves as the Managing Director and Head of North American Institutional FX Sales at CIBC Capital Markets. With over two decades of experience, Vincent leads teams in Toronto and New York, delivering exceptional service to CIBC’s largest foreign exchange clients. His deep knowledge of the industry and commitment to fostering immigrant success, makes him a natural fit for the role of Chair at TRIEC.

Expressing his enthusiasm for his new position, Vincent Lee said, “It is my honour to become TRIEC’s new Chair of the Board of Directors. I am eager to bring my leadership and experience to build upon the great work done by my predecessors in creating more pathways for immigrant success in their careers and enhance our great region. Together, we will continue to champion the advancement of immigrant employment in Canada.”

Vincent Lee will be succeeding Waheeda Rahman White as Chair of Board of Directors. “It has been my absolute pleasure to be a member of TRIEC’s Board, Chair of our People Committee and then subsequently Chair of the Board of Directors, during a period of transformation and change,” she said. “I remain committed to advancing immigrant employment in Canada, and I will continue to support the work of TRIEC.  I am excited to see how Vincent and the Board, in partnership with the new CEO advances TRIEC’s new strategic plan.”

Gillian Mason, CEO of TRIEC, praised Waheeda’s exceptional leadership and expressed excitement for the future, saying, “Waheeda’s tenure as Chair of TRIEC has been marked by exceptional leadership, and we are thrilled that she will continue her important work with us in other capacities. We warmly welcome Vincent Lee as the new Chair and look forward to the exciting times ahead for the organization. Together, we will strive to support immigrant employment inclusion and help GTA employers unlock the full potential of their diverse talent pool”.

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