Board Of Directors


  • Mark Gaskin
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    Mark Gaskin

    Mark Gaskin joined Manitou in 2009 serves as President and Chairman of Manitou, and supports the firm’s research and portfolio management activities. He co-founded Cranston, Gaskin, O’Reilly & Vernon Investment Counsel in 1995 retiring in July 2008. Prior to CGOV, Mark spent five years as a partner and vice-president of Beutel, Goodman & Company. Mark is a graduate of the University of Toronto and has been a board member and trustee of several charitable organizations and private companies including Branksome Hall, The Appleby College Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Association and Canadian General Tower Limited. He presently serves on the Advisory Board of Consolidated Energy Solutions Inc. and the Board of Governors of Appleby College.
     
    Direct Line: 416.628.6512
    Email: mgaskin@manitouinvestment.com

  • Richard Boxer
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    Richard Boxer

    Richard Boxer has been associated with Manitou since 1999 as an investor and a director. He obtained a BA from Queen’s University, an MBA from York University and is a Chartered Accountant. Richard has extensive business experience, as both an owner-operator and an investor. He began his career working in the manufacturing sector for 15 years. Following that, and over the past 20 years, he has served as president of Buckingham Capital Corporation, a company that invests in early stage Canadian businesses. Richard has served on the Boards of various public and not-for profit companies including CDI Education, Alarm Force Industries, International Pursuit Corp., the Toronto Public Library, Toronto Rehab Hospital and the Canadian Paraplegic Association.
     
    Direct Line: 416.214.1413
    Email: richboxer@aol.com

  • Steve Scotchmer
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    Steve Scotchmer

    Steve Scotchmer is a co-founder and Directorof Manitou and was the original lead manager of the Manitou Equity Fund. In addition to sitting on Manitou’s Board, Steve is an ex-officio member of our Research Group. With a degree in Engineering from Queen’s University, Steve has extensive experience as a business executive, owner-operator and investor. From 1982 to 1987, he served as President of Bay Mills Ltd., a former TSX-listed company that was sold in 1987. Steve has served on the Boards of such publicly traded companies as Cognos and Gennum Corporation. He currently serves on the Board of Constellation Software Inc.
     
    Direct Line: 416.628.6517
    Email: sscotchmer@manitouinvestment.com