Michael Denham was appointed President
and Chief Executive Officer
of BDC on August 10, 2015.
Mr. Denham brings more than 20 years of
to BDC, having led large organizations with a
Based in Montreal since 2001, Mr. Denham
most recently served as President and CEO
of AquaTerra Corporation. Prior to this, he was
the Senior Managing Director of Accenture’s
Canadian division, a role he held since 2011
after joining the company in 2007. Before this,
he was President, Business Process Services
with CGI Group, and Senior Vice President,
Strategy at Bombardier Inc., where he was
responsible for mergers and acquisitions,
corporate strategy and global partnerships.
Mr. Denham began his career in 1987 with
McKinsey & Company, and was a Leader
of their Canadian practice, focussing on
manufacturing and mining from 1994 to 2001.
He is a former member of the board of
directors of Futurpreneur Canada (formerly
CYBF), an organization focused on supporting
youth entrepreneurship in Canada. He
currently sits on the board of the Montreal
Chest Institute Foundation of the McGill
University Health Centre and is the Chair
of the Board of Directors of Selwyn House
School in Montreal.
Mr. Denham is bilingual and holds a Bachelor
of Arts (Woodrow Wilson School of Public
and International Affairs) from Princeton
University and a Master of Science in
Economics with distinction from the London
School of Economics.