Richard Cherney is an attorney and is co-managing partner of the Montréal office of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. He has a varied practice, representing public and private companies in various industrial and commercial sectors. As well, he represents a number of national investment dealers in connection with financings of many Canadian corporations, and sits on the board of directors of public and private companies. Mr. Cherney completed his B.A. (1979) at Concordia University and his L.L.B. (1984) at McGill University. He was a director of Benvest from 1998 until the creation of the Fund in 2005 and thereafter he was a trustee of the Fund and a director of Former New Look until the completion of the Arrangement in March 2010.
Mr. Cherney is Secretary of New Look and a member of the Executive Committee and of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of New Look.