Features Region: Canada

Jesse Moe – Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.

Funny how “completion” work, used in energy exploration, is never quite finished. At least that’s the case for Jesse Moe, who oversees legal affairs as senior legal counsel for Calgary-based Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. Since joining the company in September 2016, Moe has seen the upswings and downturns in the oil and gas industry […]

Atoussa Mahmoudpour – WELL Health Technologies

As Atoussa Mahmoudpour has observed, the COVID-19 pandemic has done something for healthcare that little else could: It led to a much greater use of remote care. For many patients, online appointments, including video or audio-only chats, became a necessity. Mahmoudpour is the chief legal officer of the largest single-chain network of primary care clinics […]

John Marner – Canadian Solar

Prior to joining Canadian Solar, John Marner didn’t know much about solar energy. Despite this, he soon became the company’s first lawyer to oversee the development, construction and sale of solar farms. In the 11 years since then, he’s rolled out the solar farm business globally, which has allowed Canadian Solar’s manufacturing arm to grow […]

Michael Acedo – OpenText Corp.

The business world trends toward paperless, but not without risk. Each week seems to bring forth more news of data breaches and ransomware. Michael Acedo reminds that the Canadian-headquartered, cloud-based information management specialist OpenText Corp., is well-prepared to manage content or unstructured data for its private and public sector clientele both securely and to help […]

Chris Figel – AirBoss of America Corp.

A young lawyer who had just achieved partnership in his second go-around with a prestigious Toronto firm, Chris Figel began to feel like the de facto general counsel of AirBoss of America Corp. during the late 2010s. The Canadian-based company supplies compounded and engineered rubber products to heavy industries and North America’s armed forces. It had […]

Greg Kerr – Wolseley Canada

It never hurts to retain an outsider’s perspective, even when one is an in-house lawyer. Maybe especially so. So says Greg Kerr who’s held in-house positions with Wolseley Canada since 2013, his most recent promotion being to general counsel and vice president of legal, risk and compliance in July 2019. That’s put him in charge […]

Nadia Jubinville – Goodfood

During COVID-19, housebound Canadians hankering for ready-to-cook meals inspired found relief just a mouse click away. That is, thanks to Goodfood, an online grocery and home meal kit company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. Under its business model, customers can subscribe and order fresh food, or savory snacks delivered the same day with no delivery fee […]

Marisa Muchnik – Ferrero Canada

When you’re a 5-year-old, life tends to revolve around a few indelible joys: puppies, birthday parties, Christmas morning and—last but not least—candy. As much as you can get your hands on (or whatever Mom and Dad are willing to dispense). But while many sweets have made an impact on children, Marisa Muchnik’s hands-down favorite was […]

Cheryl Silver – Canon Medical Systems Canada

With more than 56,000 Canadians hospitalized during the pandemic, Canon Medical Systems Canada was on a mission to keep diagnostic equipment running in the fight against COVID-19 to control the spread of the virus. Canon Medical’s workforce was provided travel documentation to service diagnostic medical imaging solutions, including machines like CT scans, MRIs, ultrasounds and […]

Matthew C. Scott – CI Financial

The acquisitions keep on coming, among CI Financial’s most recent being Dowling & Yahnke Wealth Advisors. A San Diego-based registered investment advisor, it has $5.1 billion in assets and serves over 1,300 clients, primarily individuals, families and nonprofits. Its accolades include being named to the FT 300 Top Registered Investment Advisors list each year since […]

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