Edwin (Ted) Hawken served as Chief Executive Officer of Commcorp Financial Services Inc. from 1991 to 1997. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Hawken served as Senior Vice President CIBC and President of CIBC Leasing Inc. He serves as Chairman of Danier Leather Inc. He has been a Trustee of Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust since 2004. He served as Director of Commcorp Financial Services Inc. from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Hawken served as Trustee and Company Director of Residential Equities Real Estate Investment Trust and was a Member of the Compensation and Governance and Investment Committees.