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David Scott, BA, MBA
Updated September 24, 2014

Former CEO with over 40 years experience in investment management and mutual funds.

2000 - 2013
  Chairman, Independent Review Committee, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC.

1994 - 1999 - President, MDS Ventures Pacific Inc. (Vancouver)
  Venture capital manager - raised from several large investors funds of $25 million.
  Led the team which from August 1994 to December 1999 more than tripled fund value.

1988 - 1994 - President, Discovery Enterprises Inc. (Vancouver)
  Venture capital manager with $30 million under management.

1986 - 1988 - President, Toronto Shared Ventures Inc. (Toronto)
  Established this successful venture management partnership between North American Life and the Molson Companies.

1982 - 1986 - President, Elliott & Page Ltd. (Toronto)
  Managed over $10 billion in assets.
  Established Seamark, a highly successful affiliate based in Halifax - now manages over $8 billion.

1973 - 1981 - President, ScotiaFund Financial Services Inc. (Montreal)
  Founded company, wrote book aimed at RSP market.
  Tapped over $1 billion from emerging tax sheltered savings market, established dominant in sector market share
  Negotiated sale of 49% interest to major bank.

1966 - 1973 - Chief Investment Officer, Calvin Bullock, Ltd. (Montreal)
  Founded AcroFund Inc., a new, venturesome mutual fund.

1962 - 1966 - District Manager, Ontario, RoyNat Ltd. (Toronto)
  To improve RoyNat's position in the competitive Toronto market, revived use of tax-driven instrument to gain competitive edge for this small business investment company. Assets more than doubled in one year and the office became profitable.


1975 - 1999 Director or Trustee:
  Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
  Toronto Mendelsohn Choir
  Investment Funds Institute of Canada, Toronto (Chairman)
  Institut National d'Optique, Quebec City (Vice Chairman)
  Vancouver Art Gallery
  Vancouver Opera
  Music in the Morning, Vancouver

Sampling of Former For Profit Directorships
  Scotiafund Financial Services Inc. (private), Montreal
  Bolton Tremblay Funds Inc. (private), Toronto
  Clarington Funds Inc (TSX), Toronto, Director
  AnorMED Inc. (TSX), Langley, B.C., Chairman and Director
  Migenix Inc., (TSX), Vancouver, Chairman and Director
  TIR Systems Ltd. (TSX), Vancouver, Director
  Bedford Software (TSX) , Vancouver
  Epic Data (TSX), Vancouver
  FTS Forest Technology Systems Ltd. (private), Victoria
  Westbay Instruments Inc. (private), Vancouver
  Terragen Discovery Inc. (private), Vancouver
  Seamark Investment Management Inc., Halifax
  Q Media Services Corporation (TSX), Vancouver
  VSM Medtech Ltd (TSX), Vancouver

Other Activities
  Past Chairman, Investment Advisory Board, B C Life Sciences Fund
  Past Chairman, Independent Review Committee, Fidelity Investments Canada Limited

  B.A, Bishop's University, 1958
  MBA, Ivey School, University of Western Ontario, 1960

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