Location: North Vancouver, BC
Director since: January 6, 2014
Latest date for retirement: January 6, 2020
Appointed by: Board
Positions Held: Chair, Finance & Audit Committee
Ian Banks has 20 years' diverse business experience in operations, finance, sales, marketing and IT. Currently, Ian is Chief Information Officer at Metrie, North America's leading manufacturer and distributor of solid wood and MDF finishing products.
Prior to joining Metrie, Ian worked with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers; was president of an Internet-based startup, and was Vice President of Global IT at PMC-Sierra. He also led the Western Canadian IT services and software solutions team at TELUS, was a management consultant at Fujitsu; was CIO at a major transportation services Crown corporation, and served as visiting professor at SFU's MBA Program.
Ian’s board experience includes for-profit and not-for-profit boards including the CIO Association of Canada and The Bloom Group (formerly Saint James Community Service Society).