Board of Directors
Josef Vejvoda, CIM, ICD.D currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer since 2018, and as a portfolio manager since 2013, at K2 & Associates Investment Management Inc., a multi-strategy investment fund which holds approximately 22 million shares in Moneta. He was Managing Director, Investment Banking, and director of MGI Securities Inc., from 2007 to 2010. Prior to this, Mr. Vejvoda held various senior roles at a number of large financial institutions, including Merrill Lynch Canada, Bank of Montreal, National Bank Financial and TD Securities.
Mr. Vejvoda has a strong background serving on a number of boards as a director including ShoreTel Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR), acquired by Mitel for US$540 million, Dominion Diamonds Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) acquired by Washington Corporation for US$1.2 billion, and also as Chairman of the Special Committee of PNI Digital Media Inc. (TSX: PN), sold to Staples Inc.
Mr. Vejvoda graduated from Queen’s University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and is a registered portfolio manager with the Ontario Securities Commission. He has also earned the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM(r)) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors having achieved the ICD.D designation.