Glen Vanderhaeghe – Principal, Vancouver-Chilliwack
With a focus on strategic solutions and with substantial public and private equity experience Glen specializes in turnarounds and restructuring. Extensive experience in financial, accounting, operational and manufacturing functions has earned Glen a reputation for judicious use of resources. He is a proven leader in change management, organizational turnaround, and risk management situations and specializes in raising capital for agricultural related industries. His latest projects include securing $30 million, $7.5 million and $1.4 million dollars worth of capital funds.
Glen’s career includes a wide-range of experience in international sales and marketing, team leadership and project management. Glen has taken key leadership roles in numerous company mergers and acquisitions and is known for his in depth knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), including development and implementation of IT strategies, and development of internal operating and financial disciplines.
Glen spent a number of years at Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, as Corporate Controller and subsequently in executive positions in a number of the Pools subsidiary companies, including AgPro Grain and CanGro Processors where he held the position of CFO. Over the past number of years Glen has worked in a variety of companies in the food processing and manufacturing areas in the role of CFO, including Tapeko Natural Flavors and Champion Pet Foods, where his principal focus was developing strategies for growth opportunities. Glen has a solid history in capital management, financial planning, mergers & acquisitions, and budgeting practices. An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, Glen is a seasoned executive. His most recent position is as the CFO of an IT Business in Winnipeg where he facilitated a combined $10 million dollar merger and acquisition.
Glen received his Bachelor of Commerce – Finance from the University of Saskatoon and followed that up with a Certified Management Accountants degree. He is now also a Certified Public Accountant.