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Memorable Manitobans: Malcolm Graham “Mal” Anderson (1945-2017)

Civil servant, business executive, community activist.

Born at Sheffield, England on 20 December 1945, son of Dorothy and William Anderson, he came to Winnipeg in 1946 where he attended River Heights School and Kelvin High School. He became a Chartered Accountant in 1972 and served as Assistant Deputy of Finance, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines, and Deputy Minister of Crown Investments for the Manitoba government. Other executive positions he held included Commissioner of Finance for the City of Winnipeg, Chief Executive Officer for Credit Union Central of Manitoba, Executive Vice-President of SLM Software, President and Chief Executive Officer of Infocorp Computer Solutions, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rice Financial, Senior VP of Jovian Capital Corporation, Executive Director of the Exchange District Biz, and Executive Director of the University Medical Group. Active in Winnipeg’s arts and sports communities, he chaired Winnipeg 2000 and the Spirit of Manitoba. He died at Winnipeg on 15 June 2017.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 June 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2017

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