Helen M. Kearns
Board Member at AIMCo
Helen M. Kearns was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Kearns & Associates Ltd. in February 2008. Previously Helen was President of NASDAQ Canada (2001-2004) and an officer of NASDAQ Inc. Prior to that, Helen worked at Richardson Greenshields of Canada Limited until 1995, eventually as Head of Institutional Sales and Trading, which included a seat on the Executive Committee. Helen is a member of the Advisory Board of Kingsett Canadian Real Estate Income Fund and has previously served on the Advisory Board of Kingsett Canadian Real Estate Income Fund as Lead Director, on the Board of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and as Governor of the Board of TSX for three terms. In 2002, Ms. Kearns was recognized as the recipient of the John Molson School of Business Award of Distinction. She is also a recipient of the Montreal Board of Trade Women of Distinction Award (2002) and was recognized by the Financial Post as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada (2004).