Leadership

Leadership

 

Mary Anne Bueschkens

Chief Executive Officer,

Board of Directors

 

Mary Anne Bueschkens is Chief Executive Officer of ABC Group Inc. and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Joining ABC in 2009, she has served in the previous leadership positions of President and General Counsel and Special Advisor to the CEO. She brings with her more than 25 years of legal, tax, commercial and executive management experience to her role with the company and prior to joining ABC, she was a Partner at a large national law firm and National Chair of their Tax Group.

Mary Anne oversees the corporate direction and strategy for ABC’s global operations. She focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation, sales and business unit growth and customer relations. She works collaboratively with her executive team, senior management team and the board to analyze and execute on sales, engineering, innovation and strengthening the product line to drive overall growth. Since joining ABC, Mary Anne has worked to share ABC’s strategy and vision with customers, partners, shareholders and investors.

Having both a Juris Doctor of Law and a Masters of Business Administration, Mary Anne has previously worked extensively as an advisor to private family businesses with both domestic and international operations in areas of corporate strategy, governance, growth, divestiture and succession. She is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Royal Ontario Museum.

 

Derrick Phelps

President, 

Chief Financial Officer,
Board of Directors

Derrick Phelps is the President and CFO of ABC Group Inc. and is also a member of the Board of Directors. Since 2009 Derrick has held a number of leadership roles at ABC having previously served as Deputy President, Chief Strategic Officer, Chief Financial Officer and a member of its Advisory Board. Derrick brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, restructuring and public accounting. Before joining ABC, Derrick advised numerous private companies in a variety of sectors including automotive and was a Partner and Senior Vice President at Ernst & Young. Derrick has acted as an advisor in many high profile mandates including Nortel and Stelco. Mr. Phelps is a Chartered Professional Accountant (formerly Chartered Accountant) as well as a Chartered Business Valuator. Derrick also sits as a Board Member of the Automotive Parts Manufacturing Association.

vision

ABC Group has a strong history of leadership in the plastics parts manufacturing industry. The discipline and commitment we apply in the execution of our business strategies have led to sustainable competitive advantages. Our success in the automotive industry today stems from the vision and direction of our senior management. Learn more about our senior leadership.