W. Scott Boyes
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
W. Scott Boyes is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MPX International. His responsibilities include leadership of MPX International, including, but not limited to, the general management, strategy and expansion of MPX International.
Mr. Boyes is a seasoned senior executive with diversified and cross-functional experience, combining MBA credentials with a strong career background in revenue development and general management. Prior to the acquisition of CGX Life Sciences Inc. by MPX, Mr. Boyes was President of CGX Life Sciences Inc. where he focused on general management. Since August 2008,
Mr. Boyes has been President of NCD Associates, where he focused his consulting services on financial restructuring, and revenue enhancement and streamlining business processes for distressed or high growth companies. In 2005, Mr. Boyes founded and developed Railcrew Xpress Corporation, a specialized passenger transportation company servicing U.S. railroads, and served as its President until 2008. There, he developed and led the sales and customer service teams, managed the acquisition and integration of three competitor companies and developed and deployed sophisticated dispatch, tracking and reporting technology. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Boyes served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hallcon Corporation where he was responsible for the senior executive management of the company and its operating subsidiaries. Previously, he served as a Vice President of a large Canadian Bank and Vice President and General Manager of a business unit within a multinational commercial finance company with a focus on marketing and revenue development.
Jeremy S. Budd
Executive VP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Director
Jeremy S. Budd is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of MPX International. His responsibilities will include all legal and regulatory matters, including general corporate , mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financings. Mr. Budd has been practicing corporate and securities law, in Toronto, Ontario, since 2007 representing issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of capital market transactions. Mr. Budd obtained his J.D./M.B.A. from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business at York University in 2005 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario.
Alastair Crawford is a director of MPX International. Mr. Crawford is expected to be a member of the audit committee, compensation committee and nominating & corporate governance committee. Mr. Crawford has over 20 years of experience in management, operations and strategic planning. In 1996, Mr. Crawford founded 192.com, the first alternative to British Telecom's phone book as well as i-CD Publishing (UK) Ltd in 1997, which published the UK-info Disk phone book range. In addition, Mr. Crawford founded the German and Spanish social networking site Passado and Mipasado in 2001 and was the original owner of Russian social networking site Odnoklasssniki.ru. Most recently, Mr. Crawford is currently the Chairman of Hooyu Limited which is a next generation identity confirmation platform used by individuals and businesses including know-your-client financial account obligations. Mr. Crawford is an investor and advisor to over 15 companies in various sectors including hi-tech and cannabis.
Mr. Crawford was educated at the Harrow School in northwest London.
Robert Petch is a member of the audit committee, compensation committee and nominating & corporate governance committee. Mr. Petch brings over 30 years of experience in management, strategic planning and financial analysis. With experience on both the buy-side and sell-side of the investment market,
Mr. Petch will be able to greatly assist the Issuer in the execution of its on-going strategy of growth in the international cannabis industry. Mr. Petch worked for 15 years at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson advising companies on strategy, fund-raising including IPOs where he led a number of successful issues, acquisitions (public and private), disposals and other marketrelated issues. More recently he spent 4 years assessing investment opportunities for a specialist AIM-listed private equity investment company (including in its structuring and launch) and a further 4 years advising a substantial family office ($5 billion of asset under management) on its private equity and real estate portfolio before going independent in 2014.
Mr. Petch is a Chartered Accountant, was educated at the Harrow School and earned an honours degree in Engineering Science from Oxford University.