Our Board of Directors
Adrian T. Montgomery
Mr. Montgomery joined the Corporation as vice president in January of 2010. Prior to that, he worked at Rogers Media Inc., where he oversaw a number of business development initiatives in the fields of sports and entertainment. At Rogers, Mr. Montgomery spearheaded several landmark alliances with the National Football League, the International Olympic Committee, the FIFA World Cup, Live Nation Music, and CBS Paramount. A lawyer and member of the New York State Bar, Mr. Montgomery is active in the political process and has served as a senior advisor to politicians at all levels of government. He is also involved in a number of charitable endeavours and sits on the board of the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation. Mr. Montgomery also currently sits on the board of Epsilon Energy Ltd. a TSX‐listed company.
Mr. MacDonald has had a long and successful career as an operating executive and entrepreneur. His operating experience includes serving as President and managing partner of Cable Atlantic, the Chief Operating Officer of Rogers Cable and as the Chief Executive Officer of Persona Communications, a TSX‐listed cable and internet services company. Mr. MacDonald worked with a syndicate of investment partners to turn around Persona’s operations and subsequently sold the business at a significant premium to its purchase price in 2007. Mr. MacDonald has also served as Chairman of the Newfoundland and Labrador Energy Corporation, which manages the province’s oil, gas and hydro assets. He has management and investment experience in a number of industries including energy, commercial real estate, marketing and communications. He currently sits as a director of Unitek Global Services and has served on numerous public and private boards over the past three decades. In 2007, Mr. MacDonald was selected as CEO of the Year by Birch Hill Capital Partners.
Mr. Clarke is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Massage Addict Incorporated. Mr. Clarke was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Herbal Magic from February 2011 to August 2013, and previously the President and Chief Operating Officer of Herbal Magic Inc. from February 2009 to February 2011. Mr. Clarke was President of 57146 Newfoundland & Labrador Inc. from August 2007 to February 2009. From October 2002 to July 2007, Mr. Clarke was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hair Club for Men. Prior to this role, Mr. Clarke was an Associate at CCC Investment Banking and an Associate at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Clarke holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honors from Memorial University and is a designated Chartered Accountant and Certified Financial Analyst. Mr. Clarke is currently a Board member of PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Canoe Therapy Limited, and Digital Shelf Space Corp.
Mr. Bitove is a partner at Spectrum Capital Partners, a Toronto-based mid-market private investment firm. Formerly, Mr. Bitove was the President & CEO of Vision Group of Companies, an industry leader in creating experiential marketing experiences such as Canada’s Walk of Fame, the Formula One Grand Prix Ball Series and Hockey House at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
Previously, Mr. Bitove launched Great Moments in Catering, which became Canada’s largest privately- held event catering company, serving the Molson Indy, Tennis Canada and numerous institutions. He also contributed significantly to the startup of the Toronto Raptors Basketball Club, the first NBA franchise awarded outside of the United States. He holds the position of Honorary Consul to the Republic of Macedonia.
He is currently a board member of the SickKids Hospital Foundation and The Canadian Advisory Board for Right to Play. Mr. Bitove is a graduate of Western University and presently sits on its Board of Governors.
Peggy Mulligan has been a member of the board of Ontario Power Generation Inc. (“OPG”), an Ontario Crown corporation with over 19,000 MW of nuclear, thermal and hydroelectric generating capacity, since 2005. Ms. Mulligan serves or has served on OPG’s Human Resources & Compensation (Chair), Governance, Risk Oversight (Past Chair) and Audit Committees. Ms. Mulligan is also currently a member of the boards of Capital Power Corporation (TSX), Energent Incorporated (a privately owned energy management solution company) and The Ladies Professional Golf Association where she serves as chair of the audit committees. Ms. Mulligan previously served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (formerly Biovail Corporation) from 2008 until December 2010, where she led the implementation of Biovail’s new strategic focus, and co‐led the merger of Valeant and Biovail. From 2005 until 2007 she served as Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of Linamar Corporation, with accountability for financial reporting and compliance, enterprise risk management, treasury, taxation, M&A and internal audit.
Ms. Mulligan holds a B. Math (Honours) from the University of Waterloo, has been a chartered accountant since 1981 and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 2003.
Until February 2014, Sean McMaster was Executive Vice President Stakeholder Relations and General Counsel at TransCanada Corporation with overall responsibility for the management of TransCanada’s legal and regulatory affairs, stakeholder relations, internal audit, external communications, compliance and corporate security. From 2003 until 2006, he was President of TransCanada Power, L.P., a publicly held limited partnership that holds infrastructure assets throughout North America. He was a director of Bruce Power, the entity that operates North America’s largest nuclear facility.
Prior to his time in the energy industry, Mr. McMaster was an armoured officer in the Canadian Army, serving with Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) in Calgary. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Alberta and was appointed Queen’s Counsel as of December 31, 2009.
Mr. McMaster graduated from the University of Windsor in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics and Political Science. He received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta in 1989 and his Masters of Law from York University in 2006. Mr. McMaster obtained the Charter Director (C. Dir.) designation from the Directors College (a joint venture of McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada) in 2010.