Jerry Friedberg joined the board in 2019.
Mr. Friedberg has over 40 years’ experience working with distribution, retail and manufacturing companies. After obtaining a Chartered Accountancy degree with Arthur Andersen in 1978, he was employed at Canadian’s largest diversified public corporation, Canadian Pacific Ltd. He further developed his expertise while working at Honeywell Ltd., Ingram & Bell Inc. (Canadian’s largest medical distributor), Beamscope Inc. (Canada’s largest video and PC game distributor), Operation Excellence (a web developer) and Hip Interactive Inc. (a diversified entertainment games publisher and distributor). He is currently providing private consulting services to several clients which include Canadian’s largest motor scooter retailer, a midsized Canadian apparel manufacture, a legal service provider and a major property manager company. He also served as the volunteer Treasurer for 16 years for a major charity that battles against addiction.
Mr. Friedberg’s main areas of expertise are financial forecasting, banking relationships, accounting systems and operations. He is married with 3 children and 5 grandchildren and resides in Markham, Ontario.
Odyssey Showcase acknowledges that the land on which we gather in Ottawa is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe people who have lived on this land since time immemorial.
Odyssey Showcase gratefully acknowledges the support of our funding partners.
All photos by Alan Dean Photography, photolafontaine and Stephen Willcock with permission.