Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 22, 1999

Brad Badeau – Trimark Financial Corporation (

BRAD BADEAU is Senior Vice President of Trimark Financial Corporation and President and Chief Operating Officer of Trimark Investment Management, Inc. TIMI is the sponsor and manager of a family of 19 mutual funds and 13 segregated funds and a variety of other financial products and services. Trimark is a leading Canadian investment company and operates through offices in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. Mr. Badeau joined TIMI as a Controller in 1986, and was appointed its Vice President in 1987, Chief Financial Officer in 1988, and Senior Vice President in 1990. Named President and Chief Operating Officer of TIMI in December 1996, he has overall responsibility for TIMI's activities, including administration, information systems, finance, sales, marketing and Trimark pensions. He is a member of Trimark Financial Corporation's five-person senior management committee and was appointed a Director of TFC in January 1999. In April, 1997, Mr. Badeau was named as one of the Top 40 under 40 in the second annual survey by 'The Financial Post Magazine'. Mr. Badeau started his career at Clarkston Gordon, where he worked for three years , specializing in audits of financial institutions. In 1985, he joined Eaton Financial Services Limited as Controller for Eaton Life Assurance Company and Eaton Funds Management Limited. Mr. Badeau earned a B.Comm. degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University. Mr. Badeau is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Profile
TWST: Let's start out with a brief overview and a little bit of the

history of the company just to kind of set the stage for the readers.

Mr. Badeau: Trimark Financial Corporation has been a