Board of Directors
Paul W. MartinChair 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 began 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, 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 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 a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Marie-Josée Guérin is Vice-President, Finance, Special Projects in the Americas for Air Liquide since September 2022. Based in Montreal, she served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Air Liquide North America, from 2019 to 2022, and CFO, Air Liquide Canada, from 2006 to 2019. Prior to joining Air Liquide, Ms. Guérin spent over 20 years at KPMG, including 10 years as audit partner with public and non-public organizations.
Rhodri J. Harries
Rhodri J. Harries is the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Gildan Activewear based in Montreal. Prior to joining Gildan in 2015, Rhodri spent eleven years with Alcan and then Rio Tinto Alcan in several roles including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer, and 15 years at General Motors where he held successive positions of increasing responsibility in finance and business development. Rhodri also sits on the Board of Directors of Stella-Jones Inc.
Rod Jones was President and Chief Executive Officer of The CSL Group Inc. from 2008 to 2017. Over his 30-year career with CSL, Mr. Jones led the team that launched CSL Americas and CSL’s international expansion to Australia, Asia, Europe and Africa. He also was a Director on the Board of The Standard Club Board, a P&I insurance club, from 2000 to 2017, where he served as Chair from 2014 to 2017. Prior to CSL, Mr. Jones held management positions at Van Ommeren and Navios Corp.
William W. Linton
William (Bill) Linton is a corporate director currently serving on the boards of TMX Group Inc., Empire Company Ltd. and Deveron Corp. He served as Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Rogers Communications Inc. from 2005 to 2012 and was Chief Executive Officer of Call-Net Enterprises from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Linton is a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also an active investor and serves as a director of several private companies in the technology and finance industries.
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 a former Chair of the Board of Directors of the World Wildlife Fund (Canada) and a co-founder and General Partner of the 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.
Lone Fønss Schrøder
Lone Fønss Schrøderis the Chief Executive Officer of Concordium AG, a global provider of blockchain technologies. She is Vice-Chair of Volvo Cars AB and Chair of the Audit Committee, and is a director of Geely Sweden Holdings AB, Ingka Holding B.V. (Ikea Group), Akastor ASA, Aker Solutions ASA and Aker Horizons. She has held several senior management and CEO positions at A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S and became CEO and President of Wallenius Lines AB in 2005.