Arthur is a business and community leader with over thirty-three years of experience in an extensive range of leadership roles with emphasis on global leadership, vision and strategy, corporate governance, finance, marketing, information technology and manufacturing. Previously as President & Chief Executive Officer at Creation Technologies, Arthur’s passion for enriching lives was evident in Creation’s people-centered culture. Originally joining Creation as Chief Operating Officer in 2001, he was promoted to President in 2002 and assumed additional responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer in 2006, leading the company through 2013. For 12 years, Arthur served on Creation’s Board of Directors and was a Director for numerous Creation subsidiaries. After serving in various marketing, finance and corporate roles with BC TEL from 1980 onward, Arthur was appointed Treasurer of BC TEL and BC TELECOM Inc. in 1993. He became General Manager of BC TEL Communications Systems in 1995 and was appointed Vice President in 1998. Later in 1998, he was appointed Vice President & General Manager of BC TEL’s International Wholesale division. From 1999 through 2001, he served as Vice President & Chief Information Officer for TELUS Corporation. Arthur graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with an Honors Diploma in Financial Management in 1980 and was the recipient of a number of scholarships and academic awards. In 1983, he obtained his professional accounting designation as a Certified General Accountant and is now also a Chartered Professional Accountant. Arthur graduated from the Advanced Management Program in Telecommunications at the University of Southern California in 1993 and graduated from the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business in 1994. He served as a director for the Fraser Health Authority from 2006 to 2009 and previously served as a Director and/or Officer of various companies and organizations including roles as Director for Telecom Leasing Canada (TLC) Inc., President and Director for BCMP Real Estate Corporation and Vice President and Director for BCT Risk Management Inc. Arthur currently serves as Chairperson and in other volunteer leadership roles with the Sonrise Church and has served with several charitable organizations. Over the years, he has maintained memberships in a variety of professional organizations including the Conference Board of Canada, the Financial Executives Institute, the Canadian Information Processing Society and the Vancouver Board of Trade.