James T. Kiernan

Chairman

James T. Kiernan was formerly President of Goldman Sachs Canada Inc. and, prior thereto, a senior member of the Fixed Income Group of Goldman Sachs & Co. in London, where his account coverage responsibilities included the development of significant institutional relationships with Lloyd’s of London, Crown Agents, Morgan Grenfell, NM Rothschilds, Klienwort Benson, and Greek shipping interests. He completed his Bachelor of Arts at Brown University and his Master of Business Administration at Harvard University. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of The Montreal Exchange, the American Friends of Canada, and the Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program. He is a past member of the Executive Committee of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada (1990-1992), as well as Chairman of its Capital Markets Committee.