Gary Zimmerman


Senior financial manager that has built reporting systems that provided the basis for quantitative and measurable analysis, including the foundations for strategic initiatives. Located in Toronto, Ontario

Gary is a A 25+ year finance executive in the manufacturing, technology and distribution sectors. He was a former Principal at Inciting Outcomes – focused on assisting companies in Corrugated Manufacturing, green technologies and web-based SAAS technologies. He was also the former Head of Finance at Icecorp Logistics Inc., a nation-wide, privately owned international freight, customs brokerage, and warehousing group of companies with sales over $100MM and 145 staff.

Gary has a wealth of experience including creating and managing the financial integration for 31 functional departments into 8 operating divisions, inside 7 separate companies, to enable unified budgets and reporting. He has managed full cycle accounting systems – credit, payables, cash management, foreign currency, treasury, external audit, banking/funder relationships and all reconciliations – through multiple direct reports (including hiring & training).

Additionally, he has collaborated with senior management teams to develop strategic planning and liaise with each department to align budget process to the strategic plan, increasing gross profit 6% (from 15% to 21%). He has designed, developed, and implemented departmental budgets company-wide and executed 11 acquisitions (out of 26 potential evaluations) from inception through letter of intent, pricing, evaluation, due diligence and integration by leading collaborative multi-disciplined teams.

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