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AVAC Group - Board Director

AVAC Group exists to assist in enhancing and diversifying the entrepreneurial ecosystem

in Canada with a focus on agricultural technology in order to further diversify the Canadian

economy away from its current dependence on natural resources.

With assets under management of $100 million, AVAC Group is emerging as a nationally-

recognized diversified investment company. All investments support AVAC sustainability

and/or provide potential benefit to Canada.

AVAC has a strategic focus on financing agriculture technology entities and accelerating

the successful commercialization of applied research and development of agriculture


AVAC is recruiting one or two additional directors to support the Company as it moves

into the next stage of growth. The primary areas of focus of the Board of Directors are:

strategic planning and execution; risk management; financial oversight; investments; and

policy development related to AVAC’s business of supporting agricultural technology and

innovation in Canada. As a governance board, directors provide oversight of the

management team and have direct influence over strategic issues and material investment


The successful candidate(s) will have: board and governance experience; exposure to

strategic planning and execution; financial literacy; and strong business acumen relating

to entrepreneurship, commercialization and executive management. Specific to AVAC’s

business, it is seeking director(s) with a strong Canadian contact network plus additional

competencies related to: agricultural technology; venture capital investing; investments

and portfolio management; and innovation.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to

opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of

your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the

role will be contacted.