TORONTO, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - Connexall is pleased to announce the formation of a new advisory board. Members of the advisory board will bring their extensive business and board governance expertise to assist Connexall manage its rapid growth and implement a long-term strategic plan.
The members of the advisory board are:
The Honourable William Davis
Premier of Ontario from 1971-1985, Mr. Davis also served as Minister of Education and University Affairs, where he was instrumental in the creation of Ontario's community college system, and oversaw the creation of Trent and Brock Universities. For his many efforts and achievements over the years, Mr. Davis was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1986. Mr. Davis is a director of several companies, including First American Financial, First American Title Insurance Company, BPO Properties, Home Capital Group and Magellan Aerospace. Mr. Davis is Vice-Chairman of the International Advisory Council of Power Corporation of Canada.
On February 23, 2001, Mr. Davis was inducted as a Knight in l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur at a ceremony conducted in Toronto by His Excellency Mr. Denis Bauchard, Ambassador of France in Canada, acting on behalf of the President of the French Republic.
Dr. William Dimma
Former Chair of the Board of Governors of York University, former President of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited, and former President, CEO, and Deputy Chairman of Royal LePage Limited, Dr. Dimma has served numerous non-profit organizations, including positions as President of the Canadian Club of Toronto, director of the Canadian Opera Company, the C.D. Howe Institute, the Economic Council of Canada, the Hospital for Sick Children, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Trillium Foundation. Dr. Dimma is widely known as a leader within the corporate community for his advocacy of a greater sense of ethical awareness and of higher ethical business standards. Dr. Dimma is Chairman of the Connexall Advisory Board.
Mr. Carton practiced law in the City of Toronto for a number of years and is an honorary member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is a former member of the Ontario Legislature (12 years); a former member and chairman of a number of Legislative Standing Committees and Select Committees; a former Ontario Cabinet Minister (Labour, Financial and Commercial Affairs, Transportation and Communications). He is also a former director and Vice President of Legal and Corporate affairs of Silcorp Limited (Silverwood Dairies, Mac's Milk, Baskin-Robbins). He has served on a number of boards of directors, both profit and not for profit. He is the founder and chairman of The Ideal Advisory Board, an organization of 15 entrepreneurial owners in various industries.
With their combined experience in government, business development, and board governance, the advisory board will use their unique insights to help Connexall put in place a framework that will see the company continue to succeed.
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