Mark is the President and Chief Executive Officer of GMS and GMS Insurance Inc., responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the companies’ operations.
A dynamic leader specializing in transformation and growth, Mark has significant previous experience as CEO of four companies in diverse industries. He also has a strong background in technology and a proven track record of strategic thinking and accountability.
Before joining GMS, Mark most recently served as President and CEO of ISM Canada
(a subsidiary of IBM Canada). He led ISM’s transformation into a provider of technology-based solutions that address complex business problems through a unique combination of local presence and global collaborations.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Science majoring in computer science. He began his career by founding a Saskatchewan-based technology company and within a decade, managed its successful sale and integration with a larger competitor. Since then, Mark has earned a reputation for helping a wide range of businesses transform and thrive.
In addition to lending his business acumen to business startups and community-based organizations and infrastructure projects, Mark’s interests include sports, music and reading. He has supported local arts communities as a volunteer for the Saskatoon Fringe Festival, numerous Do It With Class productions and as a musician for the Lyric Singers.