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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 2020 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.
      • 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 Corporate Director and serves on the Board of Directors of publicly traded Aimia Inc. and Flowr Corporation 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 the Managing Director of Newtopia, a personalized health company, and the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations for 724 Solutions (SVNX.TO); the Chief Global Strategy Officer for McCain Foods; Head of Strategy for Frito-Lay North America and the Chief Financial Officer of Hostess Frito-Lay (a division of PepsiCo) in Canada. Ms. Basian is a Chartered Accountant and has an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
            • Susan Doniz

              Ms. Doniz is a Corporate Director and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President of IT and Data Analytics at Boeing Co. Prior to joining Boeing she was Group CIO for Qantas Airways and Global CIO for Aimia Inc. prior to that. Ms. Doniz sits on several Boards of Directors including, Bayshore HealthCare and IGM Financials Inc. Ms. Doniz attended the University of Toronto where she completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering and received numerous scholarships and leadership awards. She continued her education with post-bachelor studies in Information Systems at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Netherlands as a Canadian Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.
              • Honourable James Moore

                Hon. Moore is a Corporate Director and a Senior Business Advisor at Dentons and a Public Policy Advisor at Edelman. He is also the National Vice-Chair of the Canadian Cancer Society, a 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.
                • Tara Deakin

                  Tara Deakin is a Corporate Director and the Chief People Officer at Spin Master Inc., a leading children’s entertainment company. 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 and Chair of the Selection Committee for the Association for Talent Development. 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.