Board of Directors

Paul W. Martin

Chair of the Board

Paul W. J. Martin is the Chair of the Board of Directors of The CSL Group Inc. as well as an owner of The CSL Group Inc. and Horizon Capital Holdings. He started his career at CSL as a Management Trainee in the Administration Department before being promoted to Manager Business Development of CSL’s Singapore office, where he also served as Director, Projects and Planning.

Jacques Bougie

Jacques Bougie, formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan, is currently a Director of McCain Foods Limited and KDC-One Inc. He is also Chair of the advisory board of The Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute. Mr. Bougie has served on the boards of SNC-Lavalin, Atrium Innovations, Alcan Inc., BCE Mobile Communications Inc., Bell Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Nova Chemicals Corp., Novelis Inc., RONA Inc., Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and AbitibiBowater Inc.

Ian Edwards

Ian L. Edwards is President and Chief Executive Officer of SNC-Lavalin, where he held successively senior roles until his current appointment in October 2019. He joined SNC-Lavalin in 2014 after six years in senior management roles with the Leighton Group, including that of Managing Director, Leighton Asia, India and Offshore. Mr. Edwards is an incorporated Member of the Chartered Institute of Building, a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.

Meredith Hayes

Meredith H. (Sam) Hayes was President and Chief Executive Officer of The CSL Group Inc. from 1995 to 2008. Mr. Hayes has worked as an auditor, a bond money market trader, and in various finance and treasury positions for major Canadian companies. Mr. Hayes is also a Trustee of the CSL Pension Fund Society and an advisor to Horizon Capital Holdings Inc.

William W. Linton

William (Bill) Linton is a Corporate Director currently serving on the Boards of TMX Group, Empire Company and Deveron UAS. Prior to 2012, he was Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Rogers Communications Inc. and was Chief Executive Officer of Call-Net Enterprises. Mr. Linton also serves as a director of several private companies in the technology and music industries.

David Martin

David P. A. Martin is President of Bromart Holdings and an owner of The CSL Group Inc. and Horizon Capital Holdings, of which he is the Co-President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Martin is Chair of the Board of Directors of the World Wildlife Fund (Canada) and a co-founder and General Partner of Capital for Aboriginal Prosperity and Entrepreneurship Fund (CAPE Fund).

James E. Martin

R. James E. Martin is a film and television producer and an owner of The CSL Group Inc. and Horizon Capital Holdings. Mr. Martin began his career marketing films at The Movie Network before working in theatrical distribution with TVA International, a subsidiary of Montreal’s Astral Network. Since 2006, he has been producing features through his own production company, High Treason Productions, and is currently developing a television co-production in partnership with Ciné Télé Action.

Brian McManus

Brian McManus is a partner at Cafa Corporate Finance, a private investment bank headquartered in Montreal. Prior to joining Cafa in 2020, Mr. McManus spent over 18 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stella-Jones Inc., a leading producer and marketer of pressure treated wood products.

Lone Fønss Schrøder

Lone Fønss Schrøder is Chief Executive Office of Concordium AG. She is also Vice Chair and Chair of Volvo’s Audit Committee, founder and Chair of Cashworks AG, Vice Chair and Chair of the respective audit committees of Akastor ASA and Kværner ASA, and a Director of both INGKA Holding BV (IKEA) and Geely Sweden Holdings AS. Ms. Schrøder has held senior management and board positions at A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S and was President and Chief Executive Officer of Wallenius Lines AB.