(Trail, British Columbia) Meridian Impact Partners Inc. (MIP) today announced that prominent Canadian political leader The Honourable Tony Clement is joining the Meridian Advisor/Strategist team.
“Tony has certainly earned the “Honourable” title having served in senior cabinet positions in both the Ontario and Canadian parliaments,” said CEO Randy Lennon. “And we are honoured to welcome him into our eclectic group of investors, entrepreneurs, corporate and social enterprise leaders.”
Mr. Clement is currently chairing the national fundraising campaign for Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre and is involved in various business and public service pursuits.
During his time in the House of Commons, Mr. Clement served as both Minister of Health and Minister of Industry, playing a lead role in getting Canada’s economy back on track after the most significant global economic recession since the 1930s.
On May 2, 2011, Mr. Clement was re-elected for a third consecutive time. Shortly after his re-election, he was asked by the Prime Minister to take on the responsibilities of President of the Treasury Board. In this capacity, Mr. Clement lead the development and implementation of a cross-government spending review—looking at transformational ways to support and deliver services to taxpayers in the most effective and efficient means possible.
Within the federal government, Mr. Clement chaired five different committees of Cabinet and served on the Cabinet Committee on Priorities and Planning, chaired by the Prime Minister.
Mr. Clement’s dedication to public service spans three decades. During his eight years as an Ontario MPP, he held prominent Cabinet positions in the Ontario government, including Minister of Health and Minister of the Environment.
MIP draws on a broad base of “real world” expertise that translates to balanced and cost-effective solutions for growth. Particular specialties are facilitating growth capital, management buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, and adapting business plans to a fast-changing business environment. MIP can also facilitate other capital events in companies related to transition and/or succession of entrepreneurial founders.
MIC is proud to be re-inventing the relationship between entrepreneurs and capital sources!