As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), David Kennedy is responsible for IOU’s financial reporting, treasury, tax, corporate finance, capital markets, and investor relation functions. David comes with over 20 years of experience within financial services, including the capital markets and insurance industries. He is considered a strategic financial operator and partner to the executive suite and board of directors.
Before joining IOU Financial in April 2016, David began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he provided advice to large multinationals and owner-managed companies in the areas of accounting, tax, audit, and general business practices. Furthering his career, David became Chief Financial and Compliance Officer at Mirabaud Canada Inc., a full-service broker/investment dealer with over $1.2B of assets under management. He was also the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Dale Parizeau Morris Mackenzie Inc. and Mass Insurance Brokers Limited, insurance brokerage firms with combined premiums in excess of $375m.
David is a CPA, CA and a graduate of McGill University and earned a degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Toronto.
Trust and collaboration are the cornerstones of David’s partnership philosophy. “Work and play as hard as possible for your teammates and we will all win,” says David, knowing this commitment lies at the heart for any team success.