Executive Vice-President, Head of Global Distribution
Richard (Rick) Nino is Executive Vice-President, Global Distribution with Fiera Capital where he leads global growth initiatives, sales, and business development. Rick was appointed Chairman, Fiera Capital Europe in Jan 2017. In addition Rick serves as advisory member to Fiera's Private Alternative Investments business which includes Infrastructure, Real Estate, Private Equity, Direct Lending, and Agriculture. He is a member of Fiera's Strategic Acquisition team and also serves as a member of the Fiera Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee. Previously, Rick led the successful launch and start-up of AGF Investments America Inc. headquartered in Boston MA. As Managing Director and Global Head of Sales he also led U.S. distribution including growth in global markets in Asia and EMEA. Over the course of his 30+ year business career, Rick has led a 3rd party multi-manager investment platform, provided fiduciary oversight to corporate pension plans and gained experience in corporate development, business operations, compliance, human resources, and institutional and private client management. Rick is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Arts) and an MBA graduate from McMaster University. He has also completed the Ivey School of Business Executive Development Program in Marketing and in 2005 was awarded the prestigious Chartered Director (C. Dir) designation through McMaster University’s Directors College. He has also served as a Lecturer at the Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business. In 2010, Rick completed the Global Studies in Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management course at the University of Pennsylvania-Wharton School.