Vice President & Chief Financial Officer | Spark Power Corp.


Dan Ardila

Dan is Spark Power’s Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer with over 30 years of financial leadership experience in the industrial, commercial, and consumer packaged goods industry. Dan oversees all financial aspects of Spark including accounting, operations support, financial planning and analysis, M&A, investor relations, and business administration. He works closely and provides strategic recommendations to Spark Power’s senior leadership team and Board of Directors.

 

Dan led the process for Spark Power to become a public company (TSX:SPG) (SPG.WT) in 2018.

 

His previous career experience includes executive-level roles across Canada and the US:

 

  • Chief Financial Officer and Consultant for Elementa Group, Protenergy Natural Foods, Liquidation World, and 6N Silicon
  • Vice President and CFO of Algoma Steel Inc.
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CPI Plastics Group

 

Dan received his Bachelor of Business Management, Accounting and Finance from Ryerson University, and holds CA and CPA designations. He is a dedicated leader and CPA mentor.

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