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.
Ingrid Davis is Chief Operating Officer of Global Healthcare Investments & Solutions (GHIS), with more than 20 years of executive leadership experience and expertise in global procurement and purchasing, physician partnerships, medical facilities and commercialization of revenue streams to health care services at Netcare. Ingrid is a Qualified Pharmacist and was a key board member, committee representative and executive of the Netcare Group in South Africa and the United Kingdom. She has received numerous acknowledgements and nominations as one of South Africa's Most Influential Women, Business Woman of the year and is respected for her innovation, operational capability and for being an effective strategist.
Rik Ganderton retired in May 2015 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS), a multi-site hospital system with 2,800 employees and more than $350 million in annual revenues, holding this position since 2007. During his time there, he successfully led a financial turnaround of the organization, substantially reducing the cost structure of RVHS using Lean Management techniques while simultaneously increasing revenues. Among his previous and varied roles in healthcare, pharmacy, and life sciences, his experience includes Health Care Systems, Payors, Suppliers, and other healthcare entities, and he has held several interim positions as a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He built and led the Healthcare Industry Consulting business for Cooper's & Lybrand from 1990 to 1998, and practiced as a Public Accountant and public and private company auditor from 1975 to 2002 with Cooper's & Lybrand and PwC. Mr. Ganderton is a Chartered Accountant of England and Wales, and Ontario. His impressive track record over the past 40 years in senior leadership primarily in healthcare operations and consulting bring considerable value to our Board, as a seasoned healthcare industry veteran.
Dr. Robert M. Hollinshead
Dr. Robert M.Hollinshead has had a distinguished 30-year career in medicine as both an orthopedic surgeon and through various leadership positions. He currently serves as a Clinical Professor for the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. He is Past President of the Alberta Medical Association and Past President of the Canadian Orthopedic Association. Recently, he completed his tenure as a director on the Board of MD Financial Management Inc., a physician wealth management firm which is wholly owned by the Canadian Medical Association.
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.