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Indigenous business leader appointed to Institute of Corporate Directors

JP Gladu will serve on the organization’s Governance and Human Resources Committee
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JP Gladu has been appointed to the board for the Institute of Corporate Directors.

JP Gladu has been appointed to the board of directors for the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD).

ICD is a not-for-profit, member-based association representing Canadian directors and boards across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and Crown sectors.

Gladu, who hails from Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (Sand Point First Nation) in northwestern Ontario, will serve on the board’s Governance and Human Resources Committee.

Gladu has more than 25 years of experience in the natural resource sector, including work with Indigenous communities and organizations, environmental non-government organizations, industry and governments from across Canada.

Previously, he was president and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) for nearly eight years.

He also serves on the board of Suncor and Noront Resources. He was appointed as the Chancellor of St. Paul’s University College Waterloo from 2017-2020 and served on the board of Ontario Power Generation as well as past chair of Mikisew Group of Companies.

Gladu has a forestry technician diploma, an undergraduate degree in forestry from Northern Arizona University, an Executive MBA from Queen’s University and an Institute of Corporate Directors Designation from Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.