Gord Nelson, MBA, CPA, CA

Gord is the chief financial officer (CFO) of Cineplex Entertainment. He joined the company’s predecessor, Cineplex Odeon Corporation, in 1988 and has held various successive financial roles since that time. In 2004, he was appointed CFO and continued in this role following the company’s conversion to Cineplex Entertainment in 2011. Gord oversees the finance, purchasing, communications, risk management and business development areas of the corporation, in addition to overseeing World Gaming. He is also a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care.

He graduated from the University of Toronto with an MBA and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Most recently, Gord was named Canada’s CFO of the Year for 2016.


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