Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 2/28/13  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Peter D. Jeffrey

Wrong Peter D. Jeffrey?

Advisory Board Member

Email: j***@***.com
Company Description: Ventures North Corporate Advisors is a group of seasoned professionals who strive to meet our clients' needs through a commitment to our vision, mission and values....   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Chartered Accountancy degree
74 Total References
Web References
Ventures North Corporate Advisors - Ventures North Professional Team
venturesnorth.squarespace.com, 28 Feb 2013 [cached]
Peter Jeffrey, FCA (UK)
Napier Appoints New Director
www.ewire.com, 23 April 2001 [cached]
CANADA, Apr. 23 -/E-Wire/-- Napier Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSE:NIR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter D. Jeffrey to the Board of Directors.
As part of the Board's mandate arising from its last AGM, it has moved to add independent, non-related directors so as to broaden its depth of experience.Mr. Jeffrey replaces Mr. Marti who resigned due to business demands unrelated to Napier.
...
Mr. Jeffrey, a chartered accountant, has very recently become the President & CEO of Botex Industries Corp. a publicly traded company listed on the CDNX.
Mr. Jeffrey has a broad range of upper management experience having held senior management positions with various companies.Most recently, Mr. Jeffrey was President and 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 employed 800 people in 5 divisions located in British Columbia and Quebec.During his tenure Mr. Jeffrey introduced several advanced manufacturing innovations to enhance the speed and efficiency of production.
Mr. Jeffrey has received a number of awards from national, local and industry authorities for his business acumen and achievements.A solid member of the business community, Mr. Jeffrey holds or has held numerous board and association positions.His experience is expected to provide significant further depth to Napier's Board.
Management | FormaShape
www.formashape.com, 17 Aug 2009 [cached]
Peter D. Jeffrey - President
...
Peter D. Jeffrey - President
FormaShape™ & Whitewater Composites Ltd.
...
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.
Napier, Biowash, RemovALL, Sara... by Napier Environmental
www.napierenvironmental.com, 22 June 2005 [cached]
Peter D. Jeffrey
Peter has a broad range of upper management experience having held senior positions with various private and public companies.Prior to joining Legend Power Systems Inc. as Executive Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer, he was President & Chief Executive Officer of Radical Elastomers Inc., where in eight months he reduced monthly operating expenses by 50% and simultaneously increased productivity by 60%.Prior to this, he was President & CEO of Avcorp Industries, a Canadian aerospace manufacturing company.
Upon resigning from Avcorp 1999, Peter 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.
Peter holds or has held numerous board and association positions.He is currently a director of the Vancouver Board of Trade, where he is Chair of the Communications Committee and a member of the Special Committee on the Vancouver Airport Authority.Additionally, Peter is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Business in Vancouver newspaper.
Peter is the recipient of several business awards.He holds a Chartered Accountancy degree (FCA), obtained in England.
FormaShape Announces New Lean Appointment | FormaShape
www.formashape.com [cached]
Whitewater Composites' and FormaShape's™ President, Peter Jeffrey, says it was a matter of teamwork between the people at Irving, Target Marketing & Communications Inc. of St. John's, Newfoundland, Montreal based-Transworld Signs Inc. and TIR Systems Ltd. of Vancouver that facilitated the project, resulting in a stunning new look for Irving.
"It is a pleasure working with a client that knows what they want and is willing to empower us to bring our own design and manufacturing capabilities to the table so that we can show the exciting images that you can create in fibre reinforced plastics (FRP)," says Jeffrey.
Other People with the name "Jeffrey":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.
zirhbt201304