Chris was a founding partner of Altas. Prior to joining Altas, Chris held the position of Director, Business Transformation at Husky Injection Molding Systems, overseeing Husky’s global growth and cost improvement initiatives. Husky is the world’s leading supplier of plastic injection molding equipment and services. Chris’ involvement with Husky originated while he was at Onex Corporation, where he led the operational improvement due diligence for Onex’ acquisition of Husky in 2007. In 2009, Chris was selected for the Onex CEO Fellowship program and worked closely with Husky’s senior management from Husky’s headquarters in Bolton, Ontario. Chris joined Husky’s management team in 2010 following the completion of the fellowship program.
Prior to joining Onex, Chris worked in the merchant banking group within CIBC World Markets (joined in 2001) and was part of teams that completed several equity co-investments, mezzanine debt loans, bridge loans, and other transactions spanning a diverse range of industries. Chris completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard University and the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration program with a minor in Mathematics at Wilfrid Laurier University (with High Distinction).