Laurie Tugman FCPA, FCA, became a member of the Professional Accountants in Business Committee in January 2015. He was nominated by CPA Canada.
Mr. Tugman is chairman of Nexterra Systems Corp. and a board member of Newalta Corporation and Pinova Holdings Inc. He is also chairman of the Strategy, Management Accounting, and Finance Advisory Board for CPA Canada. Previously, Mr. Tugman was president and CEO of Marsulex Inc., from 2004 until its sale in June 2011.
As a member of Financial Executives International (FEI), Mr. Tugman served on FEI's Board from 2004 to 2007 and was a founding chairman of one of the national committees. He also served on the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada's Board from 2007 to 2011 and was chairman from 2010 to 2011. He was elected a Fellow Chartered Accountant in 2011.