John Bell

John K. Bell, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

Current Directorships:

  • Stack Capital Group Inc (TSX-STCK)

    Stack Capital Group Inc invests in some of the world’s most innovative and disruptive private companies. John Bell is Chairman and an independent Director.

  • Pure Jamaican Limited

    Pure Jamaican Limited, producer of authentic Jamaican medical cannabis. extracted to world-class pharmaceutical (API) standards for large volume, legal export.

  • Remy Biosciences

    Remy Biosciences develops, innovates, manufactures and owns new and powerful solutions that will shape the future of medicine delivery.

Current Community Roles:

  • "Entrepreneur in Residence" at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Stratford Festival, Board of Governors

Past Executive and Management Experience:

  • CEO and owner, Shred-Tech Limited, a world leader in recycling technology and mobile document shredding. Read the Shred-Tech/Onbelay success story »
  • CEO and owner, Polymer Technologies Inc., a $125 million tier two auto parts manufacturer. One of Canada's 50 best managed companies. Read the Polymer Technologies/Onbelay success story »
  • Acting CEO and Board Member, ATS Automation Tooling Systems, $600 million global designer and manufacturer of automation for healthcare, solar and automotive industries. Read the ATS/Onbelay success story »
  • Past public company board experience includes Canopy Growth Corporation, Canopy Rivers Inc, Kintara Therapeutics (prev Delmar Pharmaceuticals Inc), CURE Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp, BSM Wireless, Tuckamore Capital Management.
  • Board member, Royal Canadian Mint, Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan.

Community Service:

  • Chairman, Cambridge Memorial Hospital, a community hospital with $100 million budget and 1,200 employees.
  • Chairman, Waterloo Regional Police Commission, with $100 million budget and 1,000 employees.
  • Chairman, Canada’s Technology Triangle (CTT) Accelerator Network.
  • Co -Chair, Region of Waterloo Prosperity Council.
  • Board Member and Secretary, Crohn's and Colitis Canada.
  • Other - member and executive of various other private companies and not-for-profit boards.