Softchoice Corporation, a provider of technology solutions and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol S. Perry and Mary Ritchie to the Board of Directors for the Company.
“It gives me great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to the newest members of our board,” said Bill Linton, Chairman of the Softchoice Board. “Ms. Perry and Ms. Ritchie bring exceptional experience in corporate finance, governance and strategic planning. Their expertise and leadership will be especially valuable as we expand both the scope and scale of our business across North America.”
Ms. Perry is the founder of MaxxCap Corporate Finance, a firm specializing in financial advisory services. During a distinguished 20 year career in investment banking, Ms. Perry acquired extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets. Ms. Perry has served as a Vice President and Director for a number of leading financial services firms, including RBC Capital Markets, Richardson Greenshields and CIBC World Markets. Ms. Perry is a former Commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission and currently serves as a director of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.
Ms. Ritchie is the President and CEO of Richford Holdings Inc., an Edmonton-based accounting and investment advisory services firm. Over the course of her career, Ms. Ritchie has gained deep experience in the areas of strategic planning and developing corporate governance models. Ms. Ritchie is active on a number of public boards, including Alaris, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services and is a member of the Board of Governors for RBC Funds Inc. and RBC Advisor Global Fund Inc. Ms. Ritchie was honored to receive the distinction of Fellow from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.