Daryl Sands – Principal, Calgary
Daryl has significant experience and expertise in the areas of finance, accounting, tax, auditing, cash-flow management, strategic planning, forecasting and budgeting, gained through a seventeen year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including four years as a Partner and Senior Vice President. In addition, Daryl provided business restructuring and insolvency services to a wide variety of PwC clients in a number of diverse industries and international geographic locations.
In his role as CFO of Stuart Olsen Inc., a large publicly traded construction and industrial services company in Canada, Daryl was the financial lead in undertaking public and private financings totaling $0.5 billion, including common equity, public and private convertible debenture issuances and the placement of large syndicated revolving credit facilities. In addition, he was the executive sponsor of teams that undertook large systems implementations, including four successful implementations of SAP.
As a senior financial executive, Daryl has a proven track record of developing and executing on the strategic objectives and business plans of an organization. He has a broad scope of experience in leading all financial components of an organization including reporting and disclosure, treasury, capital market financings (equity and credit), M&A activity, strategic planning and business plan development. Daryl is applauded for developing financial and accounting solutions to complex business problems. His strong written and verbal communication skills have been developed over a thirty year career of writing reports and creating & delivering presentations to boards of directors, audit committees, investment bankers, financial analysts, financial partners (banking, surety and risk), acquisition and divestiture targets, clients and all levels of internal management team.
Daryl graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Calgary and holds a CA, CPA and CIRP (Chartered Insolvency Restructuring Professional) designations.