Ward graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctor of Laws from Fordham University School of Law.
Board Chairman William T. Holland said, “We are delighted to welcome Sarah to the CI Board. As a globally recognized leader in business law with over three decades of experience at leading financial institutions, She will make a strong contribution to our Board and CI.
“His experience is particularly relevant because CI’s largest business is now US wealth management,” Holland said.
“Sarah’s leadership experience and her deep expertise in corporate financing and mergers and acquisitions will be particularly valuable to CI and complement the expertise and expertise of our other board members,” said David P. Miller, director and governance, human resources and Chairman of the Compensation Committee said.
Meanwhile, director Sheila Murray also told the board that she would not seek re-election at the annual shareholders’ meeting this year.