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Headshot: John H. Bowey MBA, FCA, FCPA, ICD.D

John H. Bowey MBA, FCA, FCPA, ICD.D

Chair, Definity Financial Corporation; Director, Definity Insurance Foundation, Waterloo Brewing Ltd., Kognitiv Corporation
John is the Chair of the Board of Definity Financial Corporation in Waterloo, Ontario. He is a retired partner of Deloitte LLP, where he played a number of leadership roles including Chairman of the Board for Deloitte Canada. He was also a member of Deloitte’s global Board of Directors.
In addition to his role at Definity Financial, he is currently a member of the boards of Waterloo Brewing Ltd., Kognitiv Corporation, and the Definity Insurance Foundation.
John has served as Board Chair of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Cambridge Big Brothers, the Cambridge Family Crisis Shelter, and the Sunbeam Centre.
He also served as Chair of the Board of Governors of Wilfrid Laurier University and chaired the advisory board of Simpson Seeds Inc., a family business in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at Western University. He is an CA/CPA and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and has received the Distinguished Governor Award from Wilfrid Laurier for his service to the university.