Former Andersen Tax Advisor Goes Green

 In Arthur Andersen

Mr. Anish Makim has been appointed to the Parc Downsview Park Inc. board of directors.

Mr. Anish Makim holds a master of business administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and a bachelor of business administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is currently responsible for client retention programs and strategy as a manager with TELUS, a telecommunications company. He previously worked with Arthur Andersen LLP in the United Kingdom, where he was a corporate tax advisor in addition to performing due diligence activities for corporate restructuring and public-private partnerships. Mr. Makim has been appointed for a term of three years.

Downsview Park, in Toronto, Ontario, is a unique urban park and recreational green space created from the remaining lands of the former Canadian Forces Base Toronto. The park was dedicated to Canadians on September 29, 2003, as a major federal urban park. The 572-acre site is operated by Parc Downsview Park Inc., an agent Crown corporation, which is mandated to manage and develop part of the Downsview lands on a self-financing basis as a unique urban recreational green space to be held in perpetuity for the enjoyment of future generations. The site consists of 362 acres of green space for public enjoyment while the remaining area is to be developed commercially to support the operation of the park.

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