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Douglas Hayhurst

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Independent

Director since August 18, 2005

Committees

  • Audit Committee Chair
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Biography

Douglas Hayhurst is an independent Corporate Director. He was previously an executive with IBM Canada Business Consulting Services and a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consultants, involved globally in consulting for a wide range of industries, including chemicals; forest, paper and packaging; aerospace and defense; metals and other manufacturing industries. Prior to those roles, he held various senior executive management roles with Price Waterhouse including National Deputy Managing Partner (Toronto) and Managing Partner for British Columbia (Vancouver). Mr. Hayhurst serves on a number of boards including Ballard Power Systems (member of Audit and Corporate Governance and Compensation Committees); Accend Capital Corporation (member of Audit Committee); and Advisory Board of Layfield Group Limited (a private company).  He is an Adjunct Professor at the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University and past member of the National Board and past Chair of the BC Region Board of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. He is past Chair of the British Columbia Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mr. Hayhurst received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He received a Fellowship (FCA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and of Ontario and the designation of ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.