Mr. Howard Gosselin oversees all assignments in addition to being the main professional on many of the mandates. Other associates become involved depending on the nature of the mandate and the expertise required on the particular file. HGSG has strategic alliances with a number of key individuals and firms that enable it to quickly bring to bear the required expertise in its areas of concentration. Below is a brief description of the background of some of the HGSG associates.
Mr. Gosselin is the President of HGSG. A former Senior Vice-President of Barclays Bank of Canada, he brings expertise to the company in each of its fields of activity. For example, he has facilitated over two hundred team strategic planning sessions for both profit-oriented and not-for-profit organizations, he has negotiated banking facilities for various clients including two $ 100 million term loan facilities on behalf of the client for the purchase of two separate companies and he has orchestrated a major study on the future trends in Major League Baseball. Other examples of completed assignments include the preparation of a prospectus for a company going public, as well as the design of a management reporting system and the writing of all policies and job descriptions for that same client. Mr. Gosselin holds a BA from Carleton University, an MBA from Queens University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.
Jean-Marc Legentil has more than 25 years experience in the supervision and general management of companies. After having worked with large companies such as Johnson and Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and Carrier Inc, he now devotes himself to consulting in the fields of organizational development and the operations management of manufacturing and service firms. Mr. Legentil holds a bachelors degree in management from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales school in Montreal and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He has the professional designation of CPIM and C. Adm. Mr Legentil is also a recognized Kaizen methodology trainer for the certification of consultants.
Dr. Andreas Orfanos has over 25 years experience in strategic, executive management and operational roles in major sectors of healthcare, including hospital and community medicine, private and public hospital management, global pharmaceuticals, leading biotechnology investment and operations.
Mr. Doyle is President of Millenium Credit Risk Management Inc. Millenium was created in order to help Canadian companies evaluate various insurance options available to help them cover the commercial and political risks arising from foreign investment or from the export of their products or services. Mr Doyle has over 30 years of experience in the export insurance field. He spent 20 years with the Export Development Corporation between 1969 and 1989. As General Manager and Chief Underwriter, he was responsible for the insurance operation when many of EDC's very successful programs, like the Global Insurance Program, were developed and introduced. Before establishing Millenium in 1995, Mr. Doyle served as Trade Indemnity PLC's Chief Agent in Canada and its Senior Vice-President responsible for the development of programs designed to meet the policyholders needs for both domestic and export business. Mr. Doyle has Bachelor's of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Education degree, as well as being a Registered Insurance Broker for Ontario and Quebec.