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Board Director

AVAC Group

Calgary, Alberta

AVAC Group exists to assist in enhancing and diversifying the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Canada with a focus on agricultural technology in order to further diversify the Canadian economy away from its current dependence on natural resources. 

With assets under management of $100 million, AVAC Group is emerging as a nationally-recognized diversified investment company.  All investments support AVAC sustainability and/or provide potential benefit to Canada.

AVAC has a strategic focus on financing agriculture technology entities and accelerating the successful commercialization of applied research and development of agriculture technology.    

AVAC  is recruiting one or two additional directors to support the Company as it moves into the next stage of growth.  The primary areas of focus of the Board of Directors are: strategic planning and execution; risk management; financial oversight; investments; and policy development related to AVAC’s business of supporting agricultural technology and innovation in Canada.  As a governance board, directors provide oversight of the management team and have direct influence over strategic issues and material investment decisions.

The successful candidate(s) will have: board and governance experience; exposure to strategic planning and execution; financial literacy; and strong business acumen relating to entrepreneurship, commercialization and executive management.  Specific to AVAC’s business, it is seeking director(s) with a strong Canadian contact network plus additional competencies related to: agricultural technology; venture capital investing; investments and portfolio management; and innovation.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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