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Mr. Ken Taylor

Board Member

Norvista Resources Corporation

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Norvista Resources Corporation

4 King Street West, Suite 1500

Toronto, Ontario M5H1B6

Canada

Company Description

Norvista Resources Corporation is a specialized natural resource merchant bank offering a range of finance options and advisory services. Our approach is to partner with mining entrepreneurs where we can employ our team and capital resources to signific ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chairman
Taylor & Ryan , Inc.

Senior Vice President
Nabisco , Inc.

Position, Private Sector
Nabisco , Inc.

Canadian Ambassador
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Affiliations

Board Member
Devine Entertainment Corporation

Board Member
SkyLink Aviation Inc.

Board Member
Hydro One

Education

M.B.A.

University of California Berkeley

B.A

Victoria College at the University of Toronto

B.A

University of California Berkeley

Honorary Doctorate degrees

Victoria University at the University of Toronto

Honorary Doctorate degrees

St. Francis Xavier University

Honorary Doctorate degrees

State University of New York

Honorary Doctorate degrees

St. Lawrence University

Web References (197 Total References)


Norvista

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Kenneth Taylor Director

As a diplomat Ken served in the Canadian Foreign Service where his career ranged from trade development responsibilities in Guatemala and London; aid related matters in Pakistan; Ambassador to Iran, and enhancement of Canada's image in New York. His private sector experience included six years as a senior Vice President of RJR Nabisco where he formulated and implemented policies to strengthen the corporation's international interests and relationships. His board memberships include energy companies in Calgary, New York, and Mexico. Ken served as Chancellor of Victoria College at the University of Toronto and has received both the Order of Canada and the United States Congressional Gold Medal.


Devine Entertainment Corporation, television and film production and distribution company

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Kenneth D. Taylor: Ken Taylor was the Canadian Ambassador to Iran from 1977 to 1980. Mr. Taylor is the recipient of the United States Congressional Gold Medal and is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Mr. Taylor is also the recipient of The Harry S Truman Good Neighbor Award, The International Press Club of New York Man of The Year Award in 1980 and has received the Keys to New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Miami and many others. Mr. Taylor is currently Chairman of Taylor and Ryan Inc., a public affairs consulting firm. Mr Taylor has been on the board of several corporations both in Canada and the United States. Kenneth Taylor recently stepped down after nine years as Chancellor of Victoria University at the University of Toronto and prior to that was Senior Vice President of RJR Nabisco. Mr. Taylor was educated at Victoria University at the University of Toronto (B.A.) and the University of California, Berkeley, (MBA). Ken is on the compensation committee of the Devine Entertainment Board.


UBS Announces Board Changes

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TORONTO, July 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Further to its announcement on July 6, 2012,Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. ("UBS") (TSX Venture: UBS) today announces that Mr. Grant McCutcheon and Mr. Henry Eaton have resigned from UBS' board of directors and have been replaced by Mr. Victor Wells and Mr. Kenneth D. Taylor.

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Kenneth D. Taylor enjoyed a long career as a diplomat in the Canadian Foreign Service with postings in Guatemala,Detroit, London, Pakistan, Iran and Canadian Consul-General in New York. He is best known as the Canadian Ambassador to Iran who, in 1980, risked his own life and his country's reputation to help save the lives of six American hostages during the Iran Crisis. Since leaving the foreign service, Mr. Taylor has worked extensively in the private sector, including five years as Senior Vice President at Nabisco Brands/RJR Nabisco. In his current role as Chairman of the consulting firm of Taylor and Ryan, he provides counselling on issues of political risk, international marketing and strategic accommodation with government. He is currently a director of Marsh Canada, Skylink Aviation Inc., Groundstar Resources and Norvista Resources.


1. The five nominees (Joseph A. ...

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1. The five nominees (Joseph A. Falsetti, Robert Picow, Edward J. Doyle, Francis Ziegler and Kenneth D. Taylor) for election to the Company's Board of Directors were all elected.

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Kenneth D. Taylor
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Kenneth D. Taylor, 72 - Independent Director.Mr. Taylor has served as Chairman of Taylor & Ryan, Inc. since 1991.Prior to joining Taylor & Ryan, Inc., Mr. Taylor served as a diplomat in the Canadian Foreign Service and resigned from that post in 1984.Mr. Taylor presently also serves as a director of Hydro One, Devine Entertainment Corp. and SkyLink Aviations, Ltd., all of which are located in Toronto, Canada.
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During the year ended February 28, 2007, the members of the Compensation Committee were Mr. Ziegler, who served as Chair of the Compensation Committee, Mr. Doyle and Mr. Taylor.
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The current members of the Compensation Committee are Mr. Ziegler, Mr. Doyle and Mr. Taylor, none of whom has had any relationship requiring disclosure by us under Item 404 of Regulation S-K or ever served as an officer or employee of us or any of our subsidiaries.
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The members of the Audit Committee are Mr. Doyle, who serves as Chair of the Audit Committee, Mr. Taylor and Mr. Ziegler.


Management Team

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Mr. Kenneth D. Taylor, Director served as the former Canadian Ambassador to Iran and has served as a diplomat in the Canadian Foreign Service. Mr. Taylor is a graduate from the University of Toronto (B.A.) and the University of California Berkeley (M.B.A.). Mr. Taylor's work has involved trade development in Guatemala, Detroit and London. He was also involved in foreign aid related matters in Pakistan; crisis management in Iran and the enhancement of Canada's image in New York. In addition to the many awards and honorary doctorates extended to Mr. Taylor, he has also received the Congressional Gold Medal from the United States and the Official, Order of Canada. After his Foreign Service, Mr. Taylor joined Nabisco Brands/RJR Nabisco as Senior Vice President during his tenure he formulated and implemented policies to strengthen that corporation's international interests and relationships.

During the past decade, Mr. Taylor provided counseling services to clients on issues of political risk, international marketing and strategic accommodation with government. Mr. Taylor currently serves as a board member of a range of companies, including energy corporations in Calgary, New York and Mexico City, financial service institutions in Toronto, and consumer goods enterprises in California. Mr. Taylor also serves as the Chairman of Global Public Affairs, Inc. and was installed as Chancellor of Victoria University in the University of Toronto.

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