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Mr. Peter D. Jeffrey

President

Okanagan Composite Manufacturers Group

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Okanagan Composite Manufacturers Group

Background Information

Employment History

Coopers & Lybrand

President

PDJ & Associates

Bren Steele - Director, Marketing and Sales

Kelowna Capital News

President and Chief Executive Officer

Botex Industries Corp.

President

FormaShape

Vice President

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Affiliations

Board Member
SST Wireless Inc.

Advisory Board
Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission

Advisory Board Member
Squarespace Inc

Advisory Board Member
Ventures North Corporate Advisors Inc

Board Member
American Composites Manufacturers Association

Director of the Canuck Place Hospice Board, A Member
Okanagan Lean Enterprise Consortium of the B.C. Competition Council

Board Member
CDNX

Director
Decisive Dividend Corp

Member of the Manufacturing Advisory Committee
B.C. Competition Council

Member
Special Committee on The Vancouver Airport Authority

Education

Chartered Accountancy Degree

Web References (122 Total References)


The people behind SST Wireless technologies

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Peter Jeffrey Director

Peter Jeffrey was born and educated in England where he obtained his Chartered Accountancy degree (FCA). After holding positions in Africa with Coopers & Lybrand (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and in the Bahamas with First City Bank of New York, Peter settled in Vancouver in 1974.
Mr. Jeffrey brings a broad range of executive management experience having held senior management positions with various Canadian companies, as well as numerous boards and associations. Previous roles include President of FormaShape/Whitewater Composites Ltd. in Kelowna, where he received recognition for his achievements including "Innovative Organization of the Year" by the Okanagan Science & Technology Council; President & CEO of Avcorp Industries, a Canadian aerospace manufacturing company that he grew to near $100 million in revenues.
Over the years, Peter has become a well-recognized member of the business community through his many leadership positions: director on the Vancouver Board of Trade (VBOT), a member of the Vancouver Airport Authority Special Committee, director of Napier Environmental Technologies Inc., director of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), as well as director of the Canuck Place Hospice Board.
Currently, Mr. Jeffrey is President of PDJ & Associates, his own consulting company which specializes in change management, strategic planning, company turnarounds, business plan development and facilitation of strategic planning sessions for company's and associations. In addition to being a director of SST Wireless, he also currently sits on the Board of Decisive Dividend Corporation (a Canadian public company), the Advisory Board of the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission and President of the Okanagan Peer Mentoring Group for company executives.


About Us – Decisive Dividend Corporation

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Peter Jeffrey Director & Audit Committee Member, Decisive Dividend Corporation President, PDJ & Associates, Kelowna, BC

Peter has a broad range of executive management experience having held executive and senior management positions with various companies in the manufacturing sector. He is President of his own management consulting company, PDJ & Associates, and is President of and Facilitator for the Okanagan Peer Mentoring Groups for company executives.
Previous roles include Vice President at Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters B.C. Division, President at Whitewater Composites Ltd / FormaShape, and President & CEO at Avcorp Industries Inc. He also worked in Africa with Coopers & Lybrand and in the Bahamas with First City Bank of New York before relocating to Vancouver in 1974. At the B.C. division of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, he was very involved as a Director, Chair and Vice President.
At Whitewater Composites / FormaShape, under Peter's leadership the Company became the industry leader in North America in resin transfer moulding, volume production and were awarded "Innovative Organization of the Year" by the Okanagan Science & Technology Council, and "Big Business of the Year Business Excellence Award" by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, and "Canadian Innovation Award for Productivity Enhancement" by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association. The Company was a leader in Lean Manufacturing under Peter's leadership.
At Avcorp Industries, Peter ran the largest aerospace company in B.C. and was responsible for establishing the first facility purpose-built for flexible integrated cellular manufacturing in B.C. and the first Canadian company in its industry to use high-speed, flexible manufacturing cells to produce components.
Peter has also been Director of the Canuck Place Hospice Board; Member of the Manufacturing Advisory Committee of the B.C. Competition Council; Chair of the Steering Committee of the Okanagan Composite Manufacturers Group; Director of the American Composites Manufacturers Association; Director of the Vancouver Board of Trade; Director of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada; as well as a Director of other associations and companies.
Peter has also been recognized with a number of awards including the Gold Entrepreneurial Award from the National Canadian Productivity Awards Organization and Executive of the Year by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Award of Merit by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada.
Peter has a Chartered Accountancy Degree (FCA) from the United Kingdom.
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Peter Jeffrey Director, Decisive Dividend Corporation President, PDJ & Associates, Kelowna, BC

Peter has a broad range of executive management experience having held senior management positions with various companies in the manufacturing sector. He is President of his own management consulting company, PDJ & Associates, and facilitates the Okanagan Peer Mentoring Group for company executives.
Previous roles include Vice President at Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters B.C. Division, President at Whitewater Composites Ltd / Formashape, and President & CEO at Avcorp Industries Ltd. He also worked in Africa with Coopers & Lybrand and in the Bahamas with First City Bank of New York before relocating to Vancouver in 1974.
At the B.C. division of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, he was very involved as a Director, Past Chair and Vice President.
At Whitewater Composites, under Peter's leadership they became the industry leader in North America in resin transfer moulding, volume production and were awarded "Innovative Organization of the Year" by the Okanagan Science & Technology Council, and "Big Business of the Year Business Excellence Award" by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, and "Canadian Innovation Award for Productivity Enhancement" by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association.
At Avcorp Industries, he ran the largest aerospace company in B.C. and was responsible for establishing the first facility purpose-built for flexible integrated cellular manufacturing in B.C. and the first Canadian company in its industry to use high-speed, flexible manufacturing cells to produce components.
Peter has also been Director of the Canuck Place Hospice Board; Member of the Manufacturing Advisory Committee of the B.C. Competition Council; Chair of the Steering Committee of the Okanagan Composite Manufacturers Group; Director of the American Composites Manufacturers Association; Director of the Vancouver Board of Trade; Director of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada; as well as a Director of other associations and companies.
He has also been recognized with a number of awards including the Gold Entrepreneurial Award from the National Canadian Productivity Awards Organization and Executive of the Year by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Award of Merit by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada.
He has a Chartered Accountancy Degree (FCA) from the United Kingdom.
Peter will devote such time as required to effectively satisfy his duties as director of the Corporation.


Management | FormaShape

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Peter D. Jeffrey - President

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Peter D. Jeffrey - President
FormaShape™ & Whitewater Composites Ltd.
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Peter D. Jeffrey Mr. Jeffrey was born and educated in England, where he obtained his Chartered Accountancy degree (FCA). He worked in Africa with Coopers & Lybrand, and in the Bahamas with First City Bank of New York before settling in Vancouver in 1974.
Mr. Jeffrey has a broad range of executive management experience, having held senior management positions with various companies. Prior to joining Whitewater Composites Ltd. as President in Kelowna, he held various positions with start up companies, including Legend Power Inc. He was also President & CEO of Radical Elastomers Inc. where in eight months, he reduced monthly operating expenses by 50%, and simultaneously increased productivity by 60%. Prior to this, Mr. Jeffrey was President & CEO of Avcorp Industries, a Canadian aerospace manufacturing company. In five years, he achieved a major turnaround of this company, increasing revenues by 225% to $90 million, profits by 190%, and capitalization by 549%. Avcorp Industries employed 800 people in 5 divisions in British Columbia and Quebec. During his tenure at Avcorp, Mr. Jeffrey introduced several advanced innovations, including anthropomorphic robotics for assembly production, a first in North America. He was also responsible for establishing the first facility purpose-built for flexible integrated cellular manufacturing in British Columbia, and he made Avcorp the first Canadian company in its industry to use high-speed, flexible manufacturing cells to produce components.
Mr. Jeffrey has received the Gold Entrepreneurial Award from the National Canadian Productivity Awards organization and was one of three finalists in the Pacific Region for Turnaround Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Jeffrey was also named 1996 Executive of the Year by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and given the Award of Merit by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada in 1999. Upon resigning from Avcorp Industries in 1999, Mr. Jeffrey went on to operate his own company, providing management services specializing in start-ups, high-tech, and financing at the seed, venture, and major exchange levels.
In his current position as President of Whitewater Composites Ltd. (marketed under the name of FormaShape - www.formashape.com), Mr. Jeffrey is focused on taking this manufacturing company to become the world leader in its area of expertise. With this objective as the goal, the Company is changing its culture to become a Lean Enterprise, is spending twice both the national and provincial averages on employee skills level training, is using some of the highest technology in its sector of operations, and is teaming with Okanagan College and both University of British Columbia campuses on research and development projects.
A solid member of the business community, Mr. Jeffrey holds or has held numerous board and association positions. Notably, while in Vancouver, he was a director of the Vancouver Board of Trade (VBT). At the VBT, Mr. Jeffrey was Chair of the Membership Committee, a member of the Special Committee on The Vancouver Airport Authority, Chair of the Communications Committee, and Co-Chair of The Regional Transportation Task Force. Mr. Jeffrey was also a Member of The Editorial Advisory Board of Business in Vancouver, a weekly business paper. Mr. Jeffrey is a past director of Napier Environmental Technologies Inc. in Vancouver and Chair of the Audit Committee, a past director of Avcorp Industries, past director of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), past Chair of The Trade Council of the AIAC, past director of Aerospace North America, and past President of the Vancouver Chapters of both the Financial Executives Institute and the Institute of Internal Auditors. In addition, Mr. Jeffrey is a past Director of the Canuck Place Hospice Board where he served for eight years, including the positions of Treasurer, Chair of both the Governance and Audit Committees, and Vice Chairman. Canuck Place opened as North America's first free-standing children's hospice. To this day, Canuck Place remains the model for children's hospices in North America providing hospice care free of charge to children and their entire families and is regarded as one of the leading children's hospices in the world.
Mr. Jeffrey is currently a member of the Okanagan Lean Enterprise Consortium; Chair of the Board of the British Columbia Division of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters a member of the Manufacturing Advisory Committee of the B.C. Competition Council, the latter being established by the Premier of the province to conduct a comprehensive review of the province's competitiveness on a sectoral and a regional basis; a director of Northern Sky Aircraft Inc.; Chair of the Steering Committee of the Okanagan Composite Manufacturers Group; and a Director of the American Composite Manufacturers Association.


Peter Jeffrey - President, ...

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Peter Jeffrey - President, Formashape a division of Whitewater Composites

Division Chair, BC, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
In his current position as President of Whitewater Composites Ltd. (marketed under the name of FormaShape), Mr. Jeffrey is focused on taking this manufacturing company to become the world leader in its area of expertise.

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