Lakis Georgiou



• Entrepreneurial and highly resourceful executive coach, board director/advisor and business strategist.

• CEO and Director of one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for 18 years.

• Experience with an entrepreneurial, mid-size privately owned company and a highly structured, large public organization.

• Effective at both the strategic as well as the operational sides of a business and penetrating the US market from a Canadian base.

Executive and Management Experience

• CEO, Director and Part Owner of Alumicor Limited, a privately owned, multi-divisional company that designs, manufactures and distributes building materials to North America and the Caribbean. Grew the company into a highly profitable organization with 350 employees and 5 manufacturing plants in Canada. Recognized as one of Canada’s “50 Best Managed Companies” for 4 years, 2003-06. Sold the company in 2007 at a significant premium to book value.

• Vice-President and General Manager of the vinyl siding division of Emco Building Products. Emco was a public company with revenues of $1.3B/year. Turned the division into profitability and doubled revenues in 3 years.

• Senior functional management positions with Esso Building Products, a division of Imperial Oil Ltd. Imperial is a public company with revenues of $30B/year.

• Since retirement in 2006, have been active as an executive coach, Board director and advisor and strategic planner.

Board of Directors and Advisory Experience

• Director at Alumicor Limited and Newfoundland Aluminum Products Ltd.

• Board Advisor at the Vertigo Group and Almag Aluminum Inc.

• Panel Member – Research Review Panel, Canadian Cancer Society (Volunteer position).


• B.Sc ( 1st Class Honours ) - London University, England.

• Diploma in Management - McGill University.

• Executive Management Course – Dalhousie University.

• Certificate on “The Management of the Innovation Process” – MIT, US.

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