New APS President & CEO

I am pleased to announce that the Honourable Doug Horner has accepted the Board's recommendation for the appointment of Karen Adams as our new CEO effective September 10, 2012.

Currently, Karen is the head of the Business Banking operations of HSBC Bank in Canada. She began her career with HSBC about 18 years ago as a Relationship Manager and later held a number of senior executive positions with the Bank. One of these positions was that of CEO of HSBC Jordan where she led a team of over 450 people.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from Queen's University and a Masters of Business Administration in International Finance from University of British Columbia.

Karen has the reputation of being a good listener, collaborator and relationship builder. She has a proven track record of implementing strategic plans and new business processes.

Please join me in welcoming Karen to APS.

Al Mondor
Chair, Board of Directors