Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Gino Scapillati will be joining the firm as Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation, effective July 1, 2017. He will be based in the Toronto office, supporting Bennett Jones nationally and globally. Gino has held a number of leadership and governance positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including National Managing Partner and most recently, Vice Chair and a member of the Global Board of the PwC Network.
"Gino joining Bennett Jones is all about our clients," says Hugh MacKinnon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones. "We are always looking for different perspectives to business and innovation in today's rapidly evolving marketplace. Gino brings tremendous business and market insight and this will help us stay at the forefront of innovation and client service."
Gino has worked with senior executives and corporate directors of some of Canada’s largest companies to help them maximize value and execute business strategy. His career at PwC began in 1981. He was admitted to partnership in 1990.
"Gino was a senior member in PwC’s Executive and was responsible for servicing several of our largest clients. As our National Markets Leader, he helped us transform our go to market approach during a period of significant change. Gino's Canadian and PwC global experiences and talents should be a great asset to Bennett Jones,” said Bill McFarland, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner of PwC Canada.
Gino is a member of the National Council of C.D. Howe Institute and the Ontario Business Advisory Council of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. He has frequently presented in the Directors Education Program of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors.
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