Hennick Centre Honours Outstanding Corporate Leader with Medal for Career Achievement
The Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law presented Marianne Harris with the 2014 Hennick Centre Medal for Career Achievement at a special presentation and reception on February 9 in downtown Toronto.
The Hennick Medal is presented annually to a distinguished leader who has earned international recognition in the business and legal communities. Harris, a York University alumna (JD/MBA ’83) has demonstrated an exemplary career at the intersection of business, law and public policy.
Harris (JD/MBA ’83) is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Most recently, she was Managing Director at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Canada and President, Corporate and Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. Harris has extensive corporate and investment banking experience gained from over 29 years of advisory work in the U.S. and Canada. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Harris was Head of the Financial Institutions Group at RBC Capital Markets.
Harris is a member of the Board of Directors of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Sun Life Financial Inc. and Algrium Inc., as well as the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Schulich School of Business and the Advisory Council for the Hennick Centre for Business and Law.
Harris was presented with the Hennick Medal at an invitation-only presentation and reception hosted by IIROC.
About the Hennick Centre for Business and Law
The Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law at York University explores issues at the intersection of business, law and public policy. A joint initiative of Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business, the Centre is the first in Canada to promote and develop joint business and law scholarship and education.