William R. Ferguson
William R. Ferguson, CPA, CMA, is a private investor and served as a director on many corporate boards. Mr. Ferguson has had a long and distinguished career working for the late Howard Webster at The R. Howard Webster Foundation as a trustee and Vice President. Prior to his retirement in 1993 as Chief Executive Officer of the Imperial Trust Company, he oversaw the management and control of several U.S. and Canadian companies for 25 years. Those companies were involved in real estate, security investments, newspaper holdings, professional sport teams and a cattle breeding ranch. Until recently, Mr. Ferguson was involved in many venture capital businesses. He is an active trustee of the Québec Labrador Foundation and Charlottetown Confederation Centre of the Arts. He was a director of Benvest from 1993 until the creation of the Fund in 2005 and thereafter he was a trustee of the Fund and director of Former New Look until the completion of the Arrangement in March 2010.
Mr. Ferguson is a member of the Audit Committee of New Look.