Squash BC would like to congratulate Faheem Gwadry for his successful election as Squash Canada’s new Vice President, Finance. Faheem is an incredibly active member of the Squash BC community, where he is a player, parent of two high performance junior players, and member of our Board of Directors. As a Director-at-Large on Squash BC’s Board, he has brought an incredibly valuable level of business acumen and governance knowledge to our organization. With his new election, he will need to step down from our Board, and he will certainly be missed!
Read on for Squash Canada’s announcement of Faheem’s election:
Original article: https://squash.ca/2021/12/bcs-faheem-gwadry-joins-national-board/
At a Special General Meeting on December 19th, provincial/territorial associations elected Faheem Gwadry as the new Vice President – Finance to the Squash Canada Board of Directors.
The Vancouver native comes to the service of the national association, having been a member of the Squash BC Board and a senior executive within corporate Canada. Over the last 20 years Gwadry has served a number of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer roles in BC and nationally, having been well served by his educational background including a Kellogg MBA in Finance, Strategy, and Marketing and Kellogg Executive Scholar Certificate in General Management, both from Northwestern University. He and his wife both play squash and their two children are talented junior players.
“I look forward to serving on the Board of Squash Canada as VP Finance,” said Faheem Gwadry. “Squash Canada is at a remarkable inflection point and has evolved a number of initiatives to grow the sport of squash in Canada. I am excited to be working with the Board and Team of Squash Canada as well as local, provincial, territorial, and international stakeholders to further the positive impact of Squash Canada on growing the sport as well as on progressing the vision and mission of Squash Canada to ‘be a world leading squash nation while inspiring all Canadians to participate’ and ‘to provide a safe and inclusive environment for all Canadians to enjoy, develop, and excel at the sport of squash through collaborative leadership, services and programs.’”
“We welcome our newest Board member, Faheem Gwadry, to the role of VP Finance”, said Squash Canada President, Sandra Thompson. “Faheem brings much experience, financial acumen, governance knowledge and a passion for growing the sport. We look forward to working with him and to the many contributions he will undoubtedly make to our organization. We thank outgoing VP Shaun Thorson for his six plus years in the role and wise financial stewardship that sees the organization with a solid financial foundation.”