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City Financial appoints Meredith Cartwright to Board of Directors

City Financial has appointed Meredith Cartwright to its Board of Directors. She joins as a Non-Executive Director alongside current board members David Beatty, Jack Hollihan, Michael Stein and Lalit Aggarwal, as well as Chairman Rob Hain and Chief Executive Andrew Williams.

Ms. Cartwright has over two decades of investment and legal experience, both as a seasoned private equity investor and as a prominent business and human rights lawyer. She has been a shareholder in City Financial since 2012, and is currently a Managing Director at DonBow Capital Corporation, a private equity firm that invests in growing businesses at various stages of development across a wide range of industries.

Ms. Cartwright has previously served on Boards in various sectors including energy and healthcare; as a lawyer and investor she has worked at the forefront of digital media in Canada, appearing before Canada’s communications regulator (CRTC) and lecturing at leading universities on law, religion and diversity studies. She is a graduate of Queen’s University in Canada (BA and LLB) and Harvard University (MTS).

Andrew Williams, Chief Executive of City Financial, commented “City Financial is rapidly growing in terms of both assets and people. Meredith is an experienced investor and director; her distinct skills, and in particular her long-standing commitment to equality and enterprise, complement the existing Board and will enhance both our governance and City Financial’s ability to attract accomplished professionals to further grow the business.”