John Boots – Principal, Toronto
John has extensive national and international experience in media, sports/entertainment, and manufacturing with companies including Sun Media (Toronto Sun), MTI Global, Toronto Blue Jays, and Clear Channel Canada. He is an experienced corporate financial executive with both public and private companies. John has experience in US debt issues, Canadian debt issues, an IPO, and a private placement equity issue. He has extensive experience in acquisitions and sales of operations from less than $100,000 up to over $300 million.
International experience includes several operations in the U.S.A., along with Europe and the Caribbean. John has managed all aspects of a company’s financial requirements including budgeting, investor relations, statutory reporting, taxation, treasury, pension and benefits, IT, and human resources. He prides himself on communicating well with managers in non-financial areas. John is a member of the Finance Committee of the Arthritis Research Foundation, and a Board member of the Notre Dame Club of Toronto and Central Ontario.
John has a B. Comm from the University of Windsor and has a CPA, CA designation.