James Haggarty is a Chartered Professional Accountant (C.P.A. and C.A.) and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor. As a financial and operational executive with over 20 years of experience ranging from strategic planning to M&A transactions to managing diverse businesses day-to-day, Mr. Haggarty is highly experienced and adept at managing complex financial structures, partnership agreements/regulations/business technologies and systems. Mr. Haggarty’s career has covered a range of industries from broadcasting, telecommunications, mining and public accounting. He has held senior executive positions as Executive VP Operations, VP Financial Operations, and VP Corporate Development with public and private companies like SHOP.CA where he currently is Chief Executive Officer. He has extensive experience with audit committees and public company boards throughout his career, stemming back to 1993 with Inmet Mining (formerly Metall Mining). Mr. Haggarty is also on the board of directors of SHOP.CA, and the board of directors of the Toronto Blue Jays Care Foundation.