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Executive with deep expertise in General Management, Corporate Development,
and Financial Management; President and CFO of a leading global EMS
company resident in Hong Kong, China – Nam Tai Electronics Inc.;
President of the British Columbia Technology Industries Association’s
BC TIA Company of the Year award recipient – Teligence
Communications Inc.; over years experience as a senior executive
in one of the top global electronic manufacturing services companies
and part of the founding management team that drove it to a ten fold
increase through organic and acquisition growth – Celestica Inc.;
over years experience in the world’s leading information technology
company with constantly escalating responsibility and increasing breadth
in management – IBM Corporation.
A General Manager
who, has run leading technology companies / divisions, has expanded
globally, integrated acquisitions, strategically realigned businesses,
transformed, restructured and redesigned organizations, and optimized
return on sales and invested capital.
A Corporate Development
executive with expertise in strategizing, identifying, consummating
and integrating acquisitions. Advised, negotiated or led acquisitions
in years, an average of per year, spanning in size from $M to
$B in annual revenue.
A Financial Management
Executive who has managed all aspects of a large complex company’s
financial requirements including: investor relations, NA & China
listed company compliance, corporate finance, treasury, financial and
statutory reporting, strategic and operating plan development and implementation,
insurance, benchmarking and competitive analysis, pricing & contract
management, business case assessment, product cost and expense management,
and the associated information technology.
Business Administration – Major Concentration Finance
University’s prestigious Schulich School of Business –
of Science – General Degree in Physical and Applied Sciences
of Toronto Toronto
JOHN Q. F.
PRESIDENT & CFO,
NAM TAI ELECTRONICS, INC. – Hong Kong, China
Nam Tai is a global leader
in the Electronics Manufacturing Services Industry with
HQ in China, K employees, approximately Billion in annual Revenue
and is listed on the NYSE & HKSE. Web:
a Chinese based EMS Company into a global player, leading Finance, IR,
IT, HR, Legal and Corp. Secretaries teams, and, Strategic and Operating
Plan Development & Execution.
TELIGENCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. – Vancouver, Canada
is the NA leader in the delivery of voiceenabled social networking,
operating a sophisticated network across North America and through
proprietary software, providing a broad range of consumer community
of interest oriented brands – Livelinks, Interactive Male, Vibeline,
and Fonochat. Web:
With CFO, CMO,
CTO, VP Sales & Service, VP Corp. Dev., VP HR, and Corp. Council
as direct reports, setup an owner managed company, to become a world
– Toronto, Canada –
is a world leader in the delivery of electronics manufacturing services
EMS, operating a highly sophisticated global manufacturing network
and providing a broad range of integrated services to
leading original equipment manufacturers OEMs across a variety of
As one of the
founding management team, my various positions at Celestica were instrumental
in achieving one of the best success stories within EMS and the Technology
Grew an EMS business
wireless devices from startup to $M annual revenue in the span
of under two years, with full profit & loss and balance sheet responsibility.
Sales: Performed all aspects of revenue generation and customer management
activities including, sales, account strategies development and execution.
the required global service solutions across three geographies and managed
the related operational teams through very high growth periods.
President, Mergers & Acquisitions
some of Celestica’s highest profile deals $M to $B annual rev.
worth over $B in annualized revenue w/ lucrative commercial contracts.
Very large asset
purchases including M&E and L&B.
Established an effective
and efficient M&A process.
President, Finance – America’s
As the lead Financial
executive for the region, was responsible for $B in annual
revenue, with a team of staff including
directors/controllers and sr. managers.
Drove positive Return
on Sales and Invested Capital in a turnaround situation.
in operations and account management including the development of effective
account screening criteria and oper. mgmt concepts driving economies
Controller/Vice President, Finance
organization and processes for a public company.
driving strong positive results necessary for an IPO.
and contract terms with key accounts incl exit deal w/ IBM
Q. F. PAGE
– New York, USA & Toronto, Canada
IBM is a global leader in
the invention, development and manufacture of
the industry's most advanced IT, incl.
computer systems, software, storage systems, microelectronics and services. Web:
CFO and senior Financial Management positions spanning across functional
areas in manufacturing and development as well as marketing and services.
A high technology focus within an international setting with Canada
and the U.S. as home base.
– New York, USA
Chief Financial Officer
– IBM Power Systems
and manufacturing of $M Power Product Business.
sized the organization and strategically realigned
through the development of an effective business plan.
Chief Financial Officer
– Microelectronics Applications Dev’t
Development – $B R&D organization.
Reduced budget by
% through portfolio management based on fin. return.
by product line with full P&L responsibility.
– Toronto, Canada
A career of rapid progression,
averaging one assignment per year with subsequent promotion, culminating
in a prominent international assignment to the parent corporation.
– Manufacturing Plans & Reporting
Strategic and operating
plans and results reporting for the Toronto mfg operation.
delivery of leading Financial Performance.
– Manufacturing Cost Engineering & Finance Services
and Financial Services for a $B revenue operation.
testimonials across customer base on cost management.
– Manufacturing Cost Accounting
inventory, asset and general accounting.
paradigm and incorporated technical staff into area.
– Accounts Payable
$B in annual disbursements for all of Canada.
and cost management to best in class levels.
– Functional Areas –
, person Canada
wide Administration Organization
of $M optimized and reduced by %.
effective financial management of $M expense/$M capital.
budget Software Development Organization
Business Case project management.
Revenue and GP Planning and Reporting
complete process reengineering.
Coordinator Canada Results Reporting & Planning