Hiten Makim – Principal, York Simcoe
Hiten has over 25 years of world-wide expertise as a senior executive, encompassing the areas of public/private financial and Operational Management, at such organizations as MDA (an engineering and software company with revenues exceeding $650mil), Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.. His record of sucessefully mastering tremendous growth and crisis challenges is largely due to his ability to develop and clearly communicate vision, strategy and strategic intent, garner support, generate enthusiasm and buy-in, champion change, influence behaviours and outcomes, and model expected behaviours.
Hiten is a hands-on individual that leads by example, demonstrates accountability and ownership, has a reputation for integrity, a solid work ethic, and a passion for building effective and collaborative customer-focused teams. He is known to build strong relationships across an organization and with shareholders, Boards of Directors, vendors, banks, external advisors, and vendors/suppliers. Hiten has earned the reputation of “solution expert”, and is called in on all challenges,whether financial, operational, technical, legal or contractual.
Hiten gradutated from the University of Waterloo and is a CPA/CA.