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
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.
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.
will devote such time as required to effectively satisfy his
duties as director of the Corporation.