WinSport president and CEO Barry M. Heck recently announced three new members have been elected to WinSport’s board of directors. In addition, Scott Hutcheson has transitioned to the position of chair from his vice chair role.
Joining the board for two-year terms are Calgary’s Rebecca Morley, Andrew Judson and Greg Kwong.
“Rebecca, Andrew and Greg bring a wealth of experience, business acumen and community leadership to the WinSport team and are great additions to an already strong board,” says Heck. “Scott has been instrumental in helping WinSport achieve success during his 10 years on the board and we’re excited for him to continue to be a key contributor in his new role as board chair.”
Hutcheson is executive chairman and co-founder of Aspen Properties Ltd. He previously worked as an investment banker for Goldman Sachs & Co. He serves on numerous boards, advisory councils and committees in Calgary, including Arts Commons, Calgary Economic Development’s commercial real estate advisory committee (CREAC), Winterstart and Own the Podium. He has also served on WinSport’s board for the past 10 years.
Morley is a senior financial executive and corporate director with extensive experience in portfolio management, fund structuring, fundraising, marketing and compliance and regulatory adherence. Judson is managing director and an investment committee member at Camcor, a private equity fund manager. Kwong is executive vice-president and regional managing director of CBRE Limited and has more than 29 years of experience in the commercial real estate field in markets across Canada.
“Rebecca, Andrew and Greg have all done extraordinary work in both the business sector and in the community and we welcome them to the WinSport board,” says Hutcheson. “Their experience, passion and strong work ethic will help us deliver our purpose of inspiring and activating human potential through the spirit of sport.”
The rest of the 2016-17 WinSport board consists of elected members: Barry Heck (president and CEO), Perry Spitznagel (vice chair), Don Archibald, Kevin Benson, Peter Cohos, Jim Peplinski, Jim Riddell, Deborah Yedlin and Paul Zonneveld. Representatives from four key stakeholders are appointed to the board: Kelly Dearborn (Government of Canada), Lloyd Bentz (Province of Alberta), Kyle Ripley (City of Calgary) and Dru Marshall (University of Calgary).
WinSport provides world-class sport facilities where Canadian athletes can discover, develop and excel. WinSport owns and operates Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, the Bill Warren Training Centre located at the Canmore Nordic Centre and the Beckie Scott High Performance Training Centre on Haig Glacier. A not-for-profit organization, WinSport supports national sport organizations, encourages educational opportunities and subsidizes the operation of unique training and recreational facilities used by the nation’s top athletes and the general public.