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Alex C. Eng Named IMA Chair-Elect

By Elizabeth Kennedy
May 2, 2016
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Alex C. Eng, CMA, CFM, CPA, has been named IMA® Chair-Elect for 2016-2017, which means he will be IMA Chair for 2017-2018. The IMA Global Board of Directors announced Alex’s nomination on February 16, 2016, and members had 30 days after that to nominate other candidates. At the end of the 30-day period, a unanimous ballot was cast, so Alex will become the new Chair-Elect July 1, 2016. As Chair-Elect, he will be a member of the Governance Committee and will chair IMA’s Planning and Development Committee.

 

Alex is currently vice president of U.S. Corporate Finance at EDF Renewable Energy, the North American renewable headquarters for EDF énergies Nouvelles at EDF Group (Électricité de France S.A.; Euronext: EDF), a public Fortune Global 100 Company and the world’s largest power utility. His former experience includes controllership at a global telecom services provider, as well as tax manager and auditor at a national firm. In his legal practice, he has advised on mergers and acquisitions, as well as syndicated lending and structuring of asset-based transactions.

 

A member of IMA since 2003, Alex is serving his second term on IMA’s Global Board of Directors and serves on the Board’s Performance Oversight and Audit Committee and as chair of its Audit Subcommittee. He is a Certified Management Accountant, a Certified Financial Manager, and a Certified Public Accountant. He is an attorney of the State Bar of California, with admissions to the United States District Court, Southern District of California, and the United States Tax Court. Alex earned an MBA degree from Suffolk University, a J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and a B.A. degree from the University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada). He currently resides in San Diego with his wife and son.

 

Alex commented, “I am extremely honored to be selected as the Chair-Elect of IMA for fiscal year 2016-2017. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and staff to support an organization whose best practices transcend finance and accounting; its relevance and practicality challenge the very discipline of graduate business programs and provide a lifelong core network of authority in every corner of daily business. I believe in IMA’s purpose and direction and am excited to lead our Board during such an important time in the accountancy profession. Effective communication means preparing for the hard but tactful conversations, harnessing the many perspectives in the IMA Board of Directors for valued insight into critical discussions.”

 

FAST FACTS

 

CURRENT POSITION:

Vice President of U.S. Corporate Finance at EDF Renewable Energy

 

LOCATION:

San Diego, Calif.

 

FIRST JOB:

As a sandwich maker, Alex made his first mission reconciling the cash box!

 

HOBBY:

Alex logs a run in every city he visits and loves skiing, golfing, and cycling.

 

FUN FACT:

A native of Calgary, Alex is doing his part—along with Athba Salwan Majeed Al-Samari, Jim Gurowka, and Doreen Remmen—to grow our Canadian contingency.

 


 

NOTICE OF IMA ANNUAL MEETING

To members of the Institute of Management Accountants: Notice is hereby given to all members of IMA that the Annual Meeting of the Institute will be held Sunday, June 19, 2016, at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nev., to transact such business as may properly come before the meeting.

 

Elizabeth Kennedy is the feature editor at IMA. You can reach her at ekennedy@imanet.org.
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