Ian Bennett (Royal Canadian Mint President)


Ian Bennett (Royal Canadian Mint President)

Ian E. Bennett was appointed President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint on June 12, 2006. A distinguished federal public servant, Mr. Bennett has held several positions within the Department of Finance including Deputy Minister from November 2004 to June 2006. Previously, he served as Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund representing Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean countries from September 2001 to October 2004.

Mr. Bennett has also held other senior positions within the federal government including Associate Deputy Minister of Finance and G7 [ Deputy for Canada from 1998 to 2001, Associate Deputy Minister of Revenue Canada and Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations). Born in Nelson, British Columbia, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (First Class Honours Economics/Commerce) from Simon Fraser University and a Masters of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto. [http://www.mint.ca/ (path: mint.ca, Royal Canadian Mint (Green Section), Corporate Information, Leadership]

As President of the Royal Canadian Mint, Mr. Bennett's two most notable accomplishments have been the introduction of the new Mint Mark on all Canadian Circulation Coins and the partnership with the Vancouver Olympic Committee to produce coins for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games to be held in Vancouver.

Career

* On March 16, 1998, C. Scott Clark , the Finance Deputy Minister announced that Mr. Bennett was given added responsibilities as G-7 Deputy and Finance Sous-Sherpa. [ [http://www.fin.gc.ca/news98/98-028e.html Finance Deputy Minister Announces G-7 Deputy and Finance Sous-Sherpa ] ]
* In September 1996, he was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Finance. Duties included providing advice on matters of concern to the Department generally. Mr. Bennett was given special responsibility in the areas of Crown Corporations, Financial Sector Policy, Economic Development Policy and Legal Services.
* From November 1994 to September 1996, Bennett was the associate Deputy Minister at Revenue Canada.
* From February 1993 to November 1994, Bennett was with the Privy Council Office where he was Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations).
* Before 1993, Bennett held many senior positions within Canada’s Department of Finance, including: [ [http://www.fin.gc.ca/news98/98-028e.html#Bio Finance Deputy Minister Announces G-7 Deputy and Finance Sous-Sherpa ] ]

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