Claude Mc Master joined the BDC Board of Directors in March 2015.
Mr. Mc Master has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, international business growth, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and divestitures, primarily in the technology and life sciences sectors.
He is President and Chief Executive Officer of D-BOX Technologies Inc., a company designing, manufacturing and commercializing motion simulation systems intended for the entertainment and industrial markets.
Previously, he worked at Ernst & Young as Vice-President, Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions where he led international projects and multidisciplinary teams, forged strategic alliances and guided the growth of companies.
Mr. Mc Master also founded and headed the management consulting firm AVINGCO, which was sold to Arthur Andersen in 1998.
He currently serves on the boards of D-BOX Technologies, Montreal Heart Institute and he is a former board member of the Biron Groupe Santé. He is also on the advisory board of Nexio Group.
Mr. Mc Master is a member of Ernst & Young’s alumni advisory board, Business Development. He is also a member of the QG100 Network which supports an exclusive group of Quebec CEOs in their global strategies.
In 2011, Mr. Mc Master was named SGF CEO of the Year, an award presented to CEOs of Quebec technology companies.
Mr. Mc Master holds university degrees in engineering, business administration and law from Montreal’s École Polytechnique, Laval University and the University of Montreal. He has completed executive programs in global financial management, corporate governance and advanced corporate finance from renowned institutions such as Harvard Business School, McGill University and INSEAD. He also holds the Corporate Director (ICD.D) designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Member of the Audit Committee and of the Board Risk Committee.