Canada’s Chartered Directors
The Directors College is pleased to present Canada’s Chartered Directors. The graduates listed below have completed The Chartered Director Program, an intensive individual examination, and have met the other requirements to become a Chartered Director (C.Dir.)
The Directors College and the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (CAS) of Université Laval have a reciprocal agreement, whereby their respective designations – Chartered Director (C.Dir.) and Administrateur de sociétés certifié (ASC) are recognized as equivalent.
To see the ASC Graduates who also hold the Chartered Director designation please click here.
Mr. Ross Garland, C.Dir.
CEO, Thermogenics Inc.
Ross Garland is a senior executive with more than 25 years’ experience in the industrial and energy sectors.
He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enercare Inc.’s sub-metering division where he led a successful operational and financial turn-around. Prior to this, Ross spent 11 years with General Electric serving in several executive P&L roles including leadership for GE’s Thermal Power and Energy Services businesses in Canada as well as GE’s Large Industrial Motors business where he led that global business through international expansion and improved profitability. Ross’ previous leadership experience also includes Siemens where he served as Vice President, Europe for the industrial sensors business, and Milltronics Ltd., where he held several operational and international development leadership roles.
Ross is a past board member of several subsidiary boards of GE, Siemens, and Milltronics as well as a private company – International Environmental Systems. He also served on GE Canada’s subsidiary board and its pension committee. Ross was a board member for 11 years with the Peterborough Regional Health Centre where he chaired several committees including having served twice as Chair of the organization’s first Quality Committee.
Ross holds a Bachelors of Commerce (honours) and an MBA from the University of Manitoba. His business travels have taken him throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the U.S. He is a graduate of GE’s executive MDC, BMC programs and is GE Lean Six Sigma trained. He was a member of the National Electricity Roundtable for the past 4 years.
- Module 3: Oversight and Finance in Vancouver, BC (September 12-14, 2019)
- Module 1: Accountability and Change in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 19-21, 2019)
- Module 2: Leadership and Strategy in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 3-5, 2019)
- Module 4: Effective Governance Under Complex Circumstances in Vancouver, BC (October 24-26, 2019)
- Module 3: Oversight and Finance in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 14-16, 2019)