David Burt: General Counsel and Secretary, STAPLES Canada

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David Burt, STAPLES Canada

It was exactly ten years ago that STAPLES incorporated a 4,000 SF fitness facility into their new Home Office in Richmond Hill. Under David Burt’s leadership he was able to convince the Management Team to embrace the Bull Durham philosophy…  ‘Build it and They Will Come’. David is humble when it comes to accepting credit…

Fernando Vescio, S.V.P. HR and Corporate Services, SmartREIT

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Fernando Vescio, SmartREIT

Fernando Vescio has been promoting fitness and wellness in the workplace for over 30 years. In an earlier role in human resources at Ontario Hydro, Lakeview Generating Station, he converted a couple of trailers into a fitness centre to promote the BackFIT Program aimed at workers who were at risk of suffering lower back injuries.…

Karen Bentham: Executive Director OASSIS

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Karen Bentham, OASSIS

Living an active lifestyle has been part of Karen’s life since she was 25. She didn’t like the way her life was heading and decided it was time to do something about it. In 1990 Karen started taking fitness classes at her local community centre. “It didn’t take long for fitness to catch hold of…

Glen Murphy, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, J&J Canada

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Glen Murphy, J & J Canada

Glen Murphy can’t remember a day when fitness and sport was not part of his weekly routine. “I grew up in an active family”, says Glen, who played every sport going throughout his childhood. He started playing hockey at the age of four and still plays once a week in a pick-up game. His passion…