Chief Financial Officer
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I’m a strategic finance professional with an entrepreneurial mindset and 25+ years of success leading teams in complex, growing, and globally-operating private and public companies. • Highly motivated by a rapid business tempo and dynamic business circumstances that require focus, creativity, and a strategic approach to deliver excellent business and team performance. • Described as an innovative, decisive, and insightful mentor and coach who engages staff at high levels and promotes the value of new thinking and ideas. • Canadian CPA, CA. • MBAs from Cornell and Queen's Universities. Key strengths include insightful and creative analysis and strategy development, broad business orientation, M&A experience, international tax planning, process and ERP implementation and optimization, capital raising, and investor management. Extensive public company experience enables me to anticipate and manage risks, issues, and timelines. Management style is collaborative but decisive. I love developing a stellar team and take pride in building respectful, productive relationships with colleagues, boards, investors, and auditors. • Development of strategic and operational objectives, plans, and budgets. • M&A experience with significant transaction know-how (20+ M&A deals exceeding $4 billion in value). • Development of strategic investment propositions and experience representing the company to shareholders and analysts. Led capital raises exceeding $1 billion. • Strong understanding of the Canadian and U.S. capital markets (SEC; US GAAP & IFRS; SOX; and emerging issues). • Planned/implemented centralized, scalable processes and infrastructure in companies of 70-4,000 employees. • Tax strategy – international planning and optimization. • Offshore manufacturing - multi-country analysis, in-country site visits, and recommendation of offshore manufacturing solution for Canadian start-up (Malaysia).