Derek is a results-driven, accomplished executive manager with proven success. Solid analytical and decisive leadership abilities coupled with a strong drive to succeed has led to record sales and profitability.

Talent management

Mentoring and coaching talent management.


Accomplished governance of Not-for-profits.

Family Businesses

15 years experience managing family-owned companies.


Successful turnarounds, taking a company from operating losses to record profits.


Extensive experience leading Manufacturing, Wholesale and Retail companies.

Core Competencies

  • Strategic business planning, budgeting
  • P&L management
  • Sales management
  • Product strategies, R&D management
  • Operational and Financial planning, management
  • Strategic HR management
  • Board governance
  • Communication and Presentation skills
  • Collaborative, maintaining respectful relationships
  • Strong sense of personal integrity