Toronto (August 16, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Beth Reimer-Heck, QC, ICD.D has been appointed as a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Calgary Chapter. Her term on the committee began July 1, 2016.

Ms. Reimer-Heck, counsel at BLG, has over 25 years of legal and business experience and focuses her practice on corporate and commercial law with a specialization in energy law, governance and public policy. Beth is an active director, and obtained her corporate directors (ICD.D) designation in 2014.

About the Institute of Corporate Directors

The ICD is the only globally recognized director organization in Canada. With more than 11,000 members and a network of 11 chapters across Canada, the ICD strives to lead and demonstrate the value of excellence in directorship, and enlighten directors to anticipate, influence, and meet boardroom challenges.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country's largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP