Mr. McKelvie joined Cordiant in 2001. He began his career at Ernst & Young, earning his Chartered Accountant designation. For over 25 years, he has held senior financial and general management positions with several multi-national corporations including Cadbury Schweppes, Chanel and Stork. His career includes experience in international sales and marketing and project management, notably as concerns the system design, and the supply and installation of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment for the shipbuilding industry. Mr. McKelvie has direct experience in developing Latin American and Asian markets and overseeing foreign operations (marketing and project quotation, planning and execution) via his strong team management skills. These skills have granted him a succession of promotions over the years, leading to Treasurer, V.P. Finance and Administration, Managing Director and CFO.
He holds a BA from Bishop’s University and has completed the Canadian Securities Course. Mr. McKelvie is fluent in French.