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Board of Directors

  • Donald K. Johnson

    Chairman Emeritus
    Mr. Johnson assumed the role of Chairman Emeritus and a Board Member of the Corporation on January 1, 2019. Mr. Johnson was the Chairman of the Board of the Corporation from 2000 to 2018. He is also a Member, Advisory Board, BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking subsidiary of BMO Financial Group. Mr. Johnson is a former Senior Advisor, BMO Capital Markets, prior to which he was Vice-Chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. Active on a number of Boards, Mr. Johnson is Chairman Emeritus and a Director of Business for the Arts, a director of the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board of the Ivey Business School at Western University, a member of the 2021 Major Individual Giving Cabinet of the United Way of Greater Toronto, and a Director of Murchison Minerals Inc.
    • David Ingram

      Executive Chairman
      Mr. Ingram assumed the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of the Corporation on January 1, 2019. Mr. Ingram had been the Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2018. In his role as Executive Chairman, Mr. Ingram acts as the Chairman of the Board of Directors while also overseeing the Corporation’s corporate development, investor relations, capital market initiatives as well as the Corporation’s long-term strategy. Prior to goeasy, Mr. Ingram was an executive with Kingfisher plc (a retail conglomerate) in the United Kingdom. He has also held progressively senior executive roles with Thorn which included leading a 370-branch network for Rent-A-Center. He was previously Vice Chair of the Boys & Girls Club of Canada foundation committee and served on its Board of Directors.
      • Jason Mullins

        Mr. Mullins is President and Chief Executive Officer of goeasy Ltd.  Jason served as President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2018, was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer in January of 2019, and appointed to the Board of Directors in 2021. Mr. Mullins has an extensive career in financial services, coming to goeasy in 2010 from Mogo Finance Technology where he was Vice President of Sales and Operations. He has held previous operations management roles at CIBC and Allied International Credit, and has an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. In 2020, Jason was recognized with the prestigious honour of being named one of Canada's Top 40 under 40. He also serves as a Team Leader for Habitat for Humanity, a Trustee for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Foundation and Vice Chair for the Canadian Lenders Association.
        • David Appel

          Mr. Appel is a Corporate Director. Mr. Appel had a career in law, business and government service and is a director of a number of charitable organizations. Mr. Appel is a retired member of the Quebec Bar.
          • Sean Morrison

            Mr. Morrison is a Corporate Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Royalty Corp., a public company which purchases trademarks and receives top-line royalty streams from a diversified group of multi-location business and franchisors. Mr. Morrison is also the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Maxam Capital Corporation, a private equity fund. Prior to forming Maxam Capital Corporation, Mr. Morrison was a partner at Capital West Partners, a Vancouver-based investment banking firm. Mr. Morrison is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a degree in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant (CPA CA).
            • Karen Basian

              Ms. Basian is a Company Director and serves on the Board of Directors of publicly traded Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM) and Newtopia (TSX.V NEWU) and private companies BookJane and Kognitiv Corporation. Ms. Basian is also President of KB Capital Management Inc., a strategy consulting and financial advisory firm. Ms. Basian was previously a Board Director of Flowr; the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations for 724 Solutions (SVNX.TO); the Chief Global Strategy and Business Development Officer for McCain Foods; Head of Strategy for Frito-Lay North America (a division of PepsiCo); Senior Manager with Bain and Company in the UK and Canada; and International Tax specialist with Deloitte in Canada. Ms. Basian is a Chartered Accountant (CPA CA) and has an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
              • Susan Doniz

                Ms. Doniz is a Company Director and the Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Data Analytics at Boeing Co. Previously, Ms. Doniz served as the Group Chief Information Officer of Qantas Airways and the Global Chief Information Officer of Aimia Inc. Ms. Doniz sits on several Boards of Directors including, IGM Financials Inc.
                • Honourable James Moore

                  The Honourable James Moore is a Company Director and a Senior Business Advisor at the global law firm Dentons and a Public Policy Advisor at Edelman. He is also the National Vice-Chair of the Canadian Cancer Society, a senior advisor to Canada’s Office of the Auditor General, a past member of the NAFTA Council for the Government of Canada and was the 6th Chancellor of the University of Northern British Columbia. Previously he served as Canada's Minister of Industry, Minister of Canadian Heritage & Official Languages, and Secretary of State for the Asia Pacific Gateway and Minister for the 2010 Olympics over a 5-term, 15-year career as a Member of Parliament. Mr. Moore is also on the Board of Xplornet Communications, and was previously the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Western Resources.
                  • Tara Deakin

                    Ms. Deakin is a Company Director and the Chief People Officer at Spin Master Corp.. She brings over 20 years of multi-faceted Human Resources experience gained at industry leading organizations. She is also Director and Vice Chair for Providence Health Care Foundation’s Board of Directors. Tara holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and achieved the designation of Leadership Fellow at the International Women’s Forum, a Harvard and INSEAD partnership.
                    • Jonathan Tétrault

                      Jonathan Tétrault is a Corporate Director and a highly respected, Quebec-based, senior executive with over 20 years of experience as a strategic advisor in management consulting and law. Jonathan is currently a Managing Partner at Sagard Holdings, a global alternative asset management platform investing in private equity, venture capital, credit, and royalty transactions. Prior to his current role, Jonathan was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Cirque du Soleil where he oversaw all operations and business development activities. Prior to his position at Cirque du Soleil, he was a senior partner at McKinsey & Company where he spent 14 years advising institutional investors, private equity firms, asset management firms and banks, on a broad range of strategic and investment matters, in more than 25 countries. Jonathan holds an MBA from Oxford University, an LL.B. (law degree) from the Université de Montréal, and a Political Studies certification from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris.