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The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) has appointed a new board member, the regulator said in a release on Wednesday.

Dexter John will serve a three-year term on FSRA’s board.

John has 25 years’ experience in governance and risk management from prior positions at Stikeman Elliott LLP and Donahue LLP, as well as the Investment Dealers Association of Canada, Ontario Securities Commission and Toronto Stock Exchange, the release said.

John is currently president and CEO with Gryphon Advisors Inc., which offers consulting services in corporate governance, investor voting behaviour analytics, executive compensation and cannabis.

He’s also a member of the Committee on the Future of Corporate Governance in Canada, which will revise and update corporate governance policy in the country.

John’s experience “will help FSRA support innovation in the sectors that it regulates while being principles-based, transparent and accountable,” board chair Bryan Davies said in the release.