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Congratulations on Convocation!


Congratulations to our seven team members who will be honoured on Saturday evening at the New Brunswick Chartered Professional Accountant convocation:

Jennifer Gillcash, Irving Personal Care
Alex Simpson, JDI Finance
Luke LaMorre, Irving Equipment
Garrett Hampton, JDI Finance
James Larkin, JDI Finance
Craig Sullivan, JDI Finance
Zamantha Zarate, JDI Finance



"On behalf of the board and staff of CPA New Brunswick, I congratulate all successful CPA Common Final Exam (CFE) writers having attained their practical experience requirements though J.D. Irving, Limited," said Rock Lefebvre, President and Chief Executive Officer, CPA New Brunswick. "Having demonstrated the breadth of knowledge, skills and proficiency demanded of CPA candidates and benefited from the mentorship and experience afforded by J.D. Irving, Limited as a CPA Pre-Approved Program Employer, we couldn’t be more proud to count you amongst our peers. Representing the future of the profession, we wish our emergent CPAs continued professional development, career growth, and a prosperous professional journey."

Zamantha Zarate, Senior Accountant with JDI Finance is one of the JDI team being honoured at the CPA New Brunswick convocation. Originally from Mexico, Zamantha came to New Brunswick in 2012 to pursue her Masters of Business Administration at University of New Brunswick Saint John campus. Upon graduation, Zamantha joined J.D. Irving, Limited. "Through the process of obtaining my CPA designation, I've had the support and encouragement of JDI. From the start of the program they have supported me by connecting me with an extraordinary mentor with great knowledge of the business and designation," Zamantha said. "During this exciting journey, I've had relevant and diverse experience to ensure I met the CPA requirements and excel in my professional career."

“We are committed to developing the potential of our people and salute their dedication in achieving this professional designation,” said Troy W. Little, Chief Financial Officer, J.D. Irving, Limited. “JDI Finance congratulates our team members being honoured at the New Brunswick Chartered Professional Accountant convocation.”

JDI forecasts hiring over 150 finance professionals over the next three years all operations. JDI is committed to seeking qualified accountants and business graduates as part of its continuing support for students focused on careers in the field of accounting. We are also dedicated to employee development, and the company is an approved training office for the Chartered Professional Accountant designation program.

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