Kevin Dalton has over 20 years of capital markets and investment banking experience including having held the position of Vice Chairman, Head of Investment Banking at Desjardins Securities, the brokerage arm of Desjardins Group, the biggest financial institution in Quebec and the largest cooperative financial group in Canada. Prior to joining Desjardins, Mr. Dalton worked at Blackmont Capital, a full-service investment dealer, first serving as Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking and then moving onto the role of President. Mr. Dalton spent 14 years in the investment banking division of CIBC Capital Markets, where he specialized in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors, and served as Managing Director, Head of Canadian Diversified Investment Banking. He began his career at The Hathaway Corporation, a Toronto-based consulting firm that provides clients with expert financial advice on a variety of disciplines, including valuations, fairness opinions and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Dalton holds a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Jack Shevel
Dr. Jack Shevel has more than 20 years of strategic operations and investment experience in Southern Africa and Europe. Prior to founding Netcare (one of the largest healthcare enterprises outside of the United States), Dr. Shevel practiced as a medical practitioner for nine years before becoming involved in hospital management in 1989. He has since restored several hospitals in distress back to profitability and is internationally recognized for leadership and innovative entrepreneurial expertise. Through Netcare, Dr. Shevel led the South African hospital Industry shift of consolidation and rationalization prompting competitors to follow with a resurgence of the healthcare industry.
Audit Committee Chair
Yazdi Bharucha is a Chartered Accountant and retired senior business executive, with extensive financial management and real estate industry experience. He was a founder of Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAP REIT), now one of Canada’s largest apartment landlords, and served as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary from 1997 until his retirement in 2009. Yazdi is the Chairman of Centric’s Audit committee and a member of the Nominating & Governance committee and Investment committee. He holds the Institute Certified Director designation (ICD.D.), from the Institute of Corporate Directors and was nominated in 2009 for Canada’s CFO of the Year Award by Financial Executives International, Canada. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Rouge Valley Hospital System (RVHS) and has a strong interest in health care issues, as well as in the health interests of the diverse communities served by RVHS. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Genesis Land Development Corporation, Goodwill Industries of Toronto and Alosinac Realty Trust.
CEO Centric Health
David brings over 12 years of healthcare experience to Centric Health. He joined the Company in May 2018 from Cardinal Health, where he served as President of its $1.2 billion Canadian business since 2016. During this time, he led a strategic transformation of the Canadian organization, which included integration of the Patient Recovery business purchased from Medtronic. Previously, David was President of the Canadian division of Stryker from 2008 to 2016. Under his leadership, the organization strengthened its market leadership position, improved operating margins and earned consistent recognition as a top Canadian employer and workplace. David holds MBA and LL.B. degrees from the University of Toronto.
Darren Youngleson is Chief Financial Officer of Global Healthcare Investments & Solutions (GHIS), with more than 15 years of healthcare strategy, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate development and investor relations experience. Prior to joining GHIS in 2006, he was part of the management team building and growing Netcare, today one of the largest healthcare enterprises in the world. Prior to Netcare, Darren was a senior manager at the auditing and accounting firm of PKF Worldwide.
John Ewing, CFA
John co-founded Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners in June 2011. John serves as Chief Investment Officer and portfolio manager of the firm’s Opportunities Fund. John graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph in 2005 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a Minor in Business Administration. John’s community involvement includes the University of Guelph (investment committee), Beat The Streets Toronto and Scouts Canada.
Matthew Hills has had a career in private equity, strategy consulting and investment banking. He is a Managing Director of LLM Capital Partners, a Boston private equity firm. He was the Senior Partner at BG Affiliates (a private equity family office) and previously held positions at The LEK Partnership, Drexel Burnham Lambert and Bain & Company. He has served on the Boards of public and private companies in Canada, the U.S., Israel and the Cayman Islands. He currently serves on the Board of K-Bro Linen (TSX), funds managed by Basso Capital Management, PHT Chemical International (Advisory Board) and is an appointee of the Governor to the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Brandeis University.