Mr. Marc Roy was appointed as CEO of Grafoid Inc. in July 2020. Mr. Roy brings to Grafoid more than 20 years of global experience in Executive Management roles. Mr. Roy most recently served as an Executive at BDA, Inc. overseeing EMEA as well as global mergers and acquisitions from January 2017 to June 2020. Prior to his position at BDA, Inc., Mr. Roy served as CEO of BrandAlliance from May 2013 to January of 2017. Prior to BrandAlliance, Marc served as CEO of Accolade Reaction Promotion Group from January 1999 to February 2010. His extensive global experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as track record in delivering results, while leading transitioning companies, made him an ideal addition to the executive team.
Mr. Cruikshank served as Chief Executive Officer of the Halliburton Company from 1983 to 1995, where he also served as Halliburton’s President from 1983 to 1989 and Chairman from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Cruikshank joined Halliburton in 1969 and served as a Director from 1977 to 1996. Founded in 1919, Texas-based Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry, with more than 75,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in more than 80 countries. The Honorable Richard (Dick) B. Cheney — who later served as the 46th Vice-President of the United States of America — succeeded Mr. Cruikshank as Chief Executive Officer and subsequently, Chairman of Halliburton in October 1995. Mr. Cruikshank’s distinguished business career spans more than 50 years. Prior to joining Halliburton, Mr. Cruikshank was a manager with the accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co and, after serving his country as an officer in the United States Navy at the end of the Korean War, joined the international law firm Vinson & Elkins where he became a Partner. Mr. Cruikshank has served on the Board of Directors for a number of high-profile public companies, including The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, The Williams Companies, Inc., Seagull Energy Corporation, Central and South West Corporation, and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Mr. Cruikshank’s Directorships also included the American Petroleum Institute and the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, as well as several nonprofit organizations, such as Junior Achievement, Up with People, Rice University and the California Institute of Technology. Mr. Cruikshank holds a degree in Business and Economics from Rice University and attended the University of Texas and the University of Houston law schools.
Mr. York is currently CEO of Farm Boy Inc., an Ontariobased food store chain known for its quality products and
farm fresh produce. Farm Boy was named one of the bestmanaged companies in Canada in 2011. He also serves as
Chairman of Focus Graphite Inc. A chartered accountant,
Mr. York began his professional career with Ward Mallette,
Chartered Accountants, before joining Giant Tiger Stores
Ltd., a regional retail chain that grew under his leadership
into a national, billion-dollar company. During his 20 years
with Giant Tiger, he served as President and CEO of the
company for 10 years. Mr. York is an active member of the
Young Presidents Organization and has been involved in
that executive network since 2002. As a founding partner
and Chairman of the Board, Mr. York is actively involved in
the shaping of the company’s business growth and
development. Mr. York graduated from Princeton University
in 1986 with a degree in Economics and obtained his
Chartered Accountant designation in 1989.
An Ottawa-based geologist and accountant, Ms. Mazvihwa-MacLean has more than 16 years of experience in mineral exploration, mining, management, and corporate finance. She is also the Chief Financial Officer at Focus Graphite Inc. Prior to joining Focus Graphite, Ms. Mazvihwa-MacLean was the CFO for Golden Harp Resources Ltd., Logan Resources Ltd., and Acme Resources Ltd. (formerly, International KRL Resources Corp.) and also served as a member of the Board for both Logan Resources Ltd. and Acme Resources Ltd. Ms. Mazvihwa-MacLean has a significant academic background. She holds a B.Sc.
(Geology) from the University of Zimbabwe, a M.Sc. from Brunel University in England and earned her MBA at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. Ms. Mazvihwa-MacLean was accredited a Certified Management Accountant by the Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia.