BC CFO Awards

Presented by Business in Vancouver and the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC, the 2014 BC CFO Awards recognizes and honours the province's outstanding senior financial leaders committed to achieving excellence in finance, corporate growth, and leadership.

Honourees will be featured in a special issue of Business in Vancouver on May 13th and celebrated at the awards event on May 20th, the only such program in the province.

The 2013 CFO winners were:

Large Public Company
Fabiana Chubbs, CFO, Eldorado Gold Corp.

Small Public Company
Chris Clark, CFO, Neovasc

Small Private Company
David Orr, CFO, Nuheat Industries Ltd.

Publically Accountable Company
Don Coulter, CFO, Coast Capital Savings

Non-Profit Company
Helen Ghabel, vice president, finance, YWCA

Transformation Agents
Cathy McLay, CFO, Translink
Johan Lemmer, CFO, Fulcrum Capital Partners
Sandy Treagus, CFO Mountain Equipment Co-op

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sharon Federal, CFO, MacDonald Realty


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Today Apr 15


Nominations for the 2014 BC CFO Awards are now closed. They will re-open in September 2014 for the 2015 BC CFO Awards.

Honourees are chosen based on their performance relating to corporate growth through strategic decision making, as well as overall performance and execution, sound business principals and reporting.

Nominees will be judged by a selection panel, which will include four members of the business community, and a representative of the Institute of Chartered Accountants BC.

Honourees will be profiled in a the May 13th issue of Business in Vancouver and honoured at a special awards dinner on May 20th.

The award categories are:

  • Large Public (Revenues more than $50m)
  • Small Public (Revenues less than $50m)
  • Large Private (Revenues more than $50m)
  • Small Private (Revenues less than $50m)
  • Publicly Accountable
  • Non-Profit
  • Transformation Agent*

* There can be more than one recipient for this category (i.e. one for nonprofit, emerging leader, or a crown corporation)

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Nominees must be BC residents from an organization operating in BC.
2. Nominees must have been CFO for at least 2 years.
3. Nominees must agree to have their name stand and be available for the awards event on May 20th.