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Ian D. Scott - Curriculum Vitae

SERVICES

Assist clients to:
Establish sales and marketing agents or representatives in overseas markets, particularly SE Asia
Meet managerial objectives when making a transition from informal, entrepreneurial operations to more formal management systems



SKILLS

Export sales and marketing of high tech industrial products:
Establishment of overseas sales and marketing agencies.
Establishment of overseas joint ventures for marketing and/or manufacturing.

Management:
Organisational design and change implementation.
Procedural design and implementation.

Computer literate:
Word processing (MS Word, WordPerfect)
Spreadsheets (Excel, Quattro-pro, Lotus 1-2-3)
Scheduling (MS Project)
Design and draughting (AutoCAD)
Miscellaneous internet, email and multimedia software.


EXPERIENCE

THE ELECTROLYSER CORPORATION LTD* - 1974-2000

122 The West Mall
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

* Renamed Stuart Energy Systems Corporation in December 1999, Electrolyser manufactures custom designed hydrogen plants based on the electrolysis of water.

Joined a company consisting of a President (sales and marketing), Engineering Department (one chemical/mechanical engineer, one electrical engineer, one draughtsman), a Comptroller and a Production Department (shop floor of 12 staff) with sales of $400,000 and helped it grow to one with an Engineering Department of 10 (6 P.Eng.), Sales and Marketing Department of 3 (all P.Eng.), Technology Department of 6 (3 P.Eng., 1 PhD), Customer Service Department of 3, Production Department of 25 and Accounting Department of 3 and with sales of over $15,000,000.

Vice President & General Manger (1984 - 1991)
President (1991 - 1998)
President & CEO (1998 - 2000)

Managed a staff of up to 60 people in diverse functions to achieve corporate objectives as set by the Board of Directors.
Lead the sales and marketing team.
Responsible for all sales and marketing in Asia Pacific:
Established agency representation in Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, China.
Established joint venture marketing/manufacturing companies in Japan and India.
Established administrative procedures to regularise corporate practices.
Established R&D targets to create improved product offerings.
Oversaw implementation of computerized accounting system (ACCPAC).


General Manager (1979 - 1984)
Joined the sales team.
Continued to develop the engineering information system.
Introduced computerisation in administration (word-processing), sales (spread-sheet costing program) and engineering (AutoCAD).
Developed Job Evaluation Plan and implemented a performance review system leading to remuneration based on contribution to the company.

Engineering Officer & Field Services Supervisor (1974 - 1979)
Learned the proprietary electrolysis technology by completion of bills of material and purchasing; then designed administrative systems to automate and permit information retrieval for future servicing of equipment.
Supervised and assisted in commissioning of new plants, and servicing of existing installations at remote sites (e.g. Korea, Iran, India, Brazil, Greece) using knowledge of the following engineering disciplines: chemical (electrolytic cells), mechanical (compressors, purifiers, valves and piping), electrical (rectifiers, control and annunciation circuits), instrumentation (pressure and temperature monitors, automatic gas analysers).

 

ONTARIO HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER COMMISSION - 1971-1974
Toronto & Thunder Bay

Instructor, Management and Professional Development Department (1973)
Personnel Officer, Thunder Bay Construction Zone (1971- 1972)

As an instructor in the Development Department, assisted in the design and delivery of programs in the theory and practice of management for first and second line supervisors/managers.

In Thunder Bay, as an acting Senior Personnel Officer, oversaw an increase in the work force from about 100 unionised staff to over 250, then the shrinking to fewer than 5 unionised staff. Dealt with several grievances, including one joint grievance by some 80 staff - all were resolved in management's favour.


ASSOCIATIONS

Business:
Canadian Exporters' Association (CEA)
Board of Directors, 1988 - 1996
Executive Committee, 1992 - 1996
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (successor to CEA)
Board of Directors, 1996 - present
Executive Committee, 1996 - 1997, 1998 - 2000
TradeLINK Toronto
Steering Committee, 2000 - present

Educational:
Corporation of the University of Trinity College, University of Toronto (1975 - 1980)
Governor, Montcrest School, 1994 - 2000
Finance Committee, 1999 - 2000
Toronto Island Montessori School Parents' Association, 1976 - 1980
Treasurer, 1978 - 1980
Huron Street Public School Parents' and Guardians' Association, 1981- 1986)
Staffing Committee, 1983 - 1986
Christ Church Deer Park
Confirmation sponsor, 1994 - present
Chair, Together in Ministry steering committee, 2001 ongoing


EDUCATION

Honours Bachelor of Science - Physics & Chemistry (MPC) University of Toronto - 1970

Ontario Secondary School Diploma 1966 (Don Mills Collegiate Institute)
Ontario Scholar
Kiwanis Scholarship (top three graduates)

Further studies:
Accounting for Non-accounting Managers
Industrial Marketing
Cross cultural training:
Japan
China
Korea


INTERESTS


Classical music and dance
Woodworking
Small engine and appliance repair
Sports:
Skiing
Swimming
Fitness training


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