At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Canada based CFO’ operating in the Hardware space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Tire Corp.
Dean McCann was appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Tire Corporation in March 2012. Prior to his current position, Dean was a member of senior management at Canadian Tire Financial Services (CTFS) and Canadian Tire Bank for twelve years, serving as President of CTFS and CEO of Canadian Tire Bank for three years. Dean has extensive experience in finance, achieving strong results during periods of global economic uncertainty. Dean joined Canadian Tire Corporation in 1996 and has held a number of progressively senior roles, including Corporate Controller, Canadian Tire Corporation. During his 20-year career with the Company, Dean has led a number of projects including leading the establishment of Canadian Tire Bank and driving the success of Canadian Tire MasterCard with over five million accounts issued.
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About Canadian Tire Corp.: Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is a Canadian retail company which sells a wide range of automotive, sports goods.
CFO of Marport Deep Sea Technologies
Bernard Beckett has a distinguished career in senior finance, and extensive expertise in corporate transactions and financing that spans more than three decades. In 2012 Bernard began providing advisory services to Bluedrop and was the Chair of our Audit Committee. He transitioned into his current role of CFO in 2013. Well versed in our financial and public company reporting systems, his expert guidance will continue to support the growth of our company. Bernard has been a public accountant and Partner with KPMG and Ernst & Young, and has filled senior leadership roles with private and public companies. Prior to joining Bluedrop, he served as Corporate Treasurer and CFO of Fishery Products International (TSX FPL), and as CFO with Marport Deep Sea Technologies. A graduate of Ryerson University, Bernard is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in both Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador, and a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCPA, FCA). Bernard is an active Rotarian and avid traveller.
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About Bluedrop Performance Learning, Marport Deep Sea Technologies: Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc. engages in the design and development of software defined sonar technology and products for various
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Avigilon Corporation
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About Avigilon Corporation, Sierra Wireless: Avigilon Corporation is a motorola solutions company provides trusted security solutions to the global market.
CFO of Neovasc
Mr. Clark has almost 20 years finance and accounting experience in public practice and in public and private companies, most recently focused in the medical device sector. Previous experience includes financial leadership roles with large automotive and telecom firms in which he developed deep expertise in the development and management of sophisticated financial systems. A highly sought after consultant for biotechnology startups, Mr. Clark accepted the role of Chief Financial Officer at Neovasc and was instrumental in the initial and ongoing development of Neovasc as a publicly traded company. He received his designation as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and articled with KPMG before moving to Canada from England in 1998. He has an honors degree in Economics from Swansea University and a post graduate diploma from Keble College, Oxford.
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About Neovasc: Neovasc Inc. is a specialty medical device company that develops and manufactures products for the rapidly growing.
Chief Financial Officer & Director of mcThings
Marvin has over 35 years of experience as a financial executive in the power and industrial sector in Canada and internationally including capital markets, accounting, financial reporting, valuations, corporate development, operations, project finance, taxation and risk management. Marvin is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and Financial Executives International.
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About mcThings: mcThings is a measurement and control platform for the Internet of Things.