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Mr. Peter D. Jeffrey

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President

Phone: (250) ***-****  
Local Address: , British Columbia, Canada
PDJ & Associates
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Chartered Accountancy degree
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Peter ...
decisivedividend.ca, 7 Oct 2014 [cached]
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.
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.
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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.
Ventures North Corporate Advisors - Peter Jeffrey
www.venturesnorth.com, 17 Dec 2012 [cached]
Peter Jeffrey, FCA (UK) Ventures North Corporate Advisors - Peter Jeffrey
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Peter Jeffrey, FCA (UK)
Peter has a broad range of executive management experience having held senior management positions with various companies. His most recent position was President of FormaShape/Whitewater Composites Ltd. in Kelowna. Under Peter's guidance he led the company to become a recipient of multiple business awards through innovation, training and introduction of leading edge technology and Lean Enterprise best practices. Prior to this 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, Peter 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%. During his tenure at Avcorp, Peter introduced several advanced innovations, including anthropomorphic robotics for assembly production, a first in North America. He was responsible for establishing the first facility purpose-built for flexible integrated cellular manufacturing in British Columbia, and made Avcorp the first Canadian company in its industry to use high-speed, flexible manufacturing cells to produce components.
Peter 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 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.
Peter was born and educated in England where he obtained his Chartered Accountancy degree (FCA). He worked in Africa with Coopers & Lybrand (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and in the Bahamas with First City Bank of New York before settling in Vancouver in 1974. Peter holds or has held numerous board and association positions, including with the Vancouver Board of Trade, Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters both at the provincial and national levels, American Composites Manufacturers Association, and Canuck Place Hospice.
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.
Management | FormaShape
www.formashape.com, 17 Aug 2009 [cached]
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.
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