We have a winner: Gord Nelson, CFO of Cineplex, has been named Canada’s CFO of the Year™ 2016! The award, presented annually by Robert Half, Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) and PwC Canada, honours senior financial leaders who have made significant contributions to business in Canada.
Mr. Nelson joined Cineplex Odeon Corporation in 1988 and has held various successive financial roles since that time. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2004 and currently oversees the finance, purchasing, communications, risk management and business development areas of the Corporation. He is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. An MBA graduate of the University of Toronto, Mr. Nelson is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Accountant (CA). For more about Mr. Nelson, see here.
David King, Canadian Director at Robert Half says, "As a proud sponsor of the CFOY program, Robert Half is pleased to help recognize the commitment, dedication and accomplishments of Canada's financial leaders. This award celebrates the leadership and expertise that professionals like Gord Nelson demonstrate on their path to helping Canadian businesses reach financial success. We congratulate Gord on his well-deserved recognition as Canada's CFO of the Year for 2016."
Gordon Nelson, Canada’s 2016 CFO of the Year, will be honoured at a gala dinner at Toronto's Ritz Carlton on May 12, 2016. Buy your tickets today at cfoy.ca.