Board and Committee

The mandate of the Board is to provide governance and stewardship to the Company and its business.

Name Board of Directors Audit Committee
Murat Armutlu
Stanley Ma
Claude St-Pierre
Dickie Orr
David K. Wong
Gary O’connor

Chair
Member

Board Composition


Murat Armutlu, CPA, CA
Québec, Canada

Director since May 2005

Chartered Professional Accountant in public practice.

 


Stanley Ma
Québec, Canada

Director from December 1993 to
June 1996; and since May 1997
Chairman since May 1997
President and CEO since May 2004

Chairman since 1997, and President and Chief Executive Officer of MTY since May 2004; President of MTY Tiki Ming Enterprises Inc. since 1980.

 


Dickie Orr
British Columbia, Canada

Director since May 2011

Retired, formerly an Investment Advisor at Canaccord Financial Ltd. from 1989 to 2010.

 


Claude St-Pierre
Québec, Canada

Director from May 1994 to August 1995; and since October 1996
Secretary since September 1996
CFO from May 2004 to June 2012
COO since June 2012

Chief Operating Officer since June 2012, Secretary since 1996, and Chief Financial Officer from May 2004 to June 2012.

 


David K. Wong
British Columbia, Canada

Director since February 2011

Managing Director of DK Wong & Associates Inc., a financial advisory consulting firm.

 


Gary O’connor
Québec, Canada

Director since March 2018

Former Chartered Professional Accountant, including more than 30 years as audit partner with KPMG Canada from 1968 to 2009, a firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services, and KPMG Barbados from 2009 to 2012. Mr. O’Connor retired in 2012. Mr. O’Connor is a member of the Quebec Order of Chartered Accountants. He has experience with both SEC registrants and Canadian public companies in retail, consumer products and financial services. From 2003 to 2017, Mr. O’Connor was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Irish Studies Foundation associated with the Concordia University. From 2014 to 2018, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. and from June 2017 to present is a member of the Board of Directors of DAVIDsTEA Inc.