Principals

Michael Meekins, President, Director

Michael is a co-founder of Westbridge Capital Ltd., a Canadian private equity firm. He has served as President & CEO of Westbridge since 2007.

For the two decades prior to the formation of Westbridge, Michael was actively involved in the Canadian telecommunications industry, initially as Vice President of WorldxChange Communications and finally as President & CEO of Modern Digital Communications Inc.

Michael was a finalist in the 2003 Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year awards and is actively involved on the board of a number of private companies in diverse industries.

Dan Kemmer, Executive Vice President, Director

Dan is the founder, and former President and CEO of Canadian Tarpaulin Manufacturers. Over 33 years Dan built Canadian Tarpaulin into a thriving enterprise serving both domestic and international markets.

Dan is a founding shareholder of Westbridge Capital and sits on the board of a number of other private companies.

Trish Harris-Schentag, Chief Financial Officer

Trish brings extensive financial and executive management experience to Westbridge Capital. Trish obtained her Chartered Accountant designation while working for the national accounting firms of Thorne Ernst and Whinney and KPMG. Moving from public practice into industry, Trish began a career of more than 20 years in the manufacturing technology industry working for such industry leaders as Nortel Canada and US tech giant Corning Inc. Through various roles, Trish has gained significant experience and expertise in senior financial management at both operational and corporate levels.