Brevan Canning is the President of People Corporation. In this position Brevan oversees the Company’s operations, policies, procedures and other strategic initiatives set out by the CEO and the Board of Directors. Brevan has held senior leadership roles within People Corporation since the organization’s inception in 2007. Before being promoted to President, he held the position of Executive Vice President and Group Head, Group Solutions where he led the Company’s consulting and third party administration divisions.
Prior to joining People Corporation, Brevan held Corporate Development roles at both CanWest Global Communications and prior to that, at Band-X Ltd., both of which provided him significant international financial and accounting experience. He’s a graduate of the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Business Science degree, a graduate of Oxford Brookes University with a Bachelor of Science degree, and a Certified General Accountant.
Mr. Paul Asmundson is Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer for People Corporation. In this role Mr. Asmundson leads the Corporate Development function and is responsible for overseeing all initiatives and activities aimed at the origination and execution of mergers, acquisitions and investments aligned with the company’s overall strategic growth plan.
Paul has nearly 20 years of investment banking and corporate development experience. Immediately prior to joining People Corporation, Mr. Asmundson was Senior Managing Director in Deloitte LLP’s Corporate Finance business based in Winnipeg, where his primary focus was mergers and acquisitions, financing and board advisory mandates. In addition to his most recent role with Deloitte, Paul has over 14 years’ experience in the Canadian investment banking sector in progressively senior roles (primarily with TD Securities and Scotia Capital), providing advice on a range of strategic transactions and financing activities. Paul holds a Bachelor Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.