It is intended that the board of directors and the officers of the Corporation will remain the same upon completion of Pro-Trans' Qualifying Transaction The directors will continue to be Donald Black, David Criddle, Douglas Davis, Betty-Ann Heggie, Russel Marcoux and Melinda Park, and the officers will continue to be Russel Marcoux, Chief Executive Officer, David Criddle, Chief Financial Officer and Melinda Park, Corporate Secretary.
Doug Davis - Mr. Davis is a graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of Windsor (1983).
has completed several executive training courses including Quantum Shift
at the Ivey Business School
(2004) and an Executive Management Program at the University of Michigan
He began his business career at Ernst & Young (formerly Clarkson Gordon) in 1984 where he spent almost 14 years in public practice.
Mr. Davis received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1987, became a manager in 1989 and was a principal with the firm for his last 3 years.
clients with a number of business initiatives including acquisitions/divestitures, strategic planning and general year-end compliance.
After assisting a client with strategic planning in 1997, Mr. Davis
joined this company, Pollock NationaLease, as a Vice President to lead the implementation of the strategic plan.
He became President & CEO of the Pollock group of companies in 2000 (including Pollock NationaLease, Partner Dedicated Services and Pollock Logistics), where he grew the truck rental, leasing and dedicated operations from 150 employees to over 400 employees and more than 2000 pieces of transportation equipment.
This growth included a $90 million acquisition of a competitor in 2001, which broadened the company's operating footprint significantly.
In 2007, Doug
assisted to successfully market the company and to close the sale to Ryder Truck Leasing in October 2007.
Mr. Davis is currently on the boards of F.R. Insurance, an offshore captive insurance group, Community Futures Development Corp. (Treasurer) and the Memorial Boys & Girls Club of London.
Since 2001, Doug is also a former member of the board of the Ontario Trucking Association Allied Trade Division (Vice Chair) and a former member of the Mississauga Chapter of T.E.C. Canada, a CEO-based business meeting group designed to improve the direction of the businesses of the 20 members involved.