John Purdy

Chairman

John graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1958, spent 3 years working and traveling abroad before returning to Vancouver where he joined IBM in 1962. He became a shareholder of Wesgar in 1968 and in 1969 acquired full ownership from the founding shareholders. At that time he decided to concentrate the company's resources on serving the emerging hi-tech sector, providing the foundation for our continued service to this vital industry. In addition to his involvement with Wesgar, John is active in the community, having founded a private foundation and providing advisory services to business. 
 

Keith Day

Executive Chairman

Keith joined Wesgar in 2001 and brought with him over 25 years of senior financial and operational experience in industry. Immediately prior to joining Wesgar, Keith was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of a major East Coast company with interests in regional airlines, seafood processing, ground transportation, and industrial and transportation equipment. Keith served five years with the now largest helicopter company in the world as its Chief Financial Officer. In addition he has spent 5 years with a major aviation repair and overhaul corporation in the positions of Vice President Finance, Vice President Business Operations, and President. 
 

Nash Kassam

President and CEO