2015 BC CFO Awards



May 20, 2015

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 2014 CFO winners are:
Public Company
Lindsay Hall
Executive vice president and CFO
Goldcorp Inc.
Private Company
Brian Irving
CFO and vice president, finance & IT
Golden Boy Foods Ltd.
Non-Profit Company
Gordon Schwark
Vice president, finance & corporate services
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Transformation Agents
Cheryl Yaremko
Executive vice president finance and CFO
BC Hydro
Michael Kreuger
Senior vice president, finance & accounting
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
Emerging Leader
Jas Boparai
Executive vice president and CFO


  • May 20, 2015
  • 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


  • Pan Pacific Hotel
  • 999 Canada Place Vancouver, BC


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Join Business in Vancouver and the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC for a riveting evening as we recognize (and hear from) B.C.'s top CFOs and senior financial leaders at the fifth annual BC CFO Awards.


  • General Price: $189
  • Member Price: $169

  • Regular Table:
    General Price: $1,890
    Member Price: $1,690

    Corporate Table:
    $2,250 (includes logo recognition)


Today Aug 21


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.