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Unisync announces board leadership structure

by CM staff   

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Tim Gu was names as Chairman of the board and C. Scott Shepherd as Vice Chair.

TORONTO — Unisync Corp., announced the appointment of independent directors Tim Gu as Chairman of the board and C. Scott Shepherd as Vice Chair. Director Douglas F Good, who has held the Chairman/Executive Chairman roles since 2010, will remain a director and President of the company. Gu will head up an Executive Committee comprised of Vice Chair Scott Shepherd and President Douglas Good.

Gu was first appointed to Unisync’s board in April of 2021. He has a background in the Canadian garment industry going back to 1999 and is the Owner of E.Star International Inc., a multi-divisional company that specializes in domestic and import apparel manufacturing. Gu is also a co-owner of Tilley Endurables Inc.

“I am truly honored to take on the role of Chairman at Unisync and look forward to working closely with the board and the management team to drive the company’s growth and success,” said Gu. “Leveraging my experience in apparel manufacturing and apparel brand building, I believe I can contribute significantly to the company’s growth and help navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. I have great confidence in the current management’s capabilities, as they have demonstrated strong leadership and possess enormous potential. My expertise in these complimentary areas will allow me to provide valuable guidance and support in further solidifying Unisync’s position as a leader in the industry. Together, we will continue to build on Unisync’s strong foundation and achieve even greater accomplishments.”

Shepherd has been a Director of Unisync since July 2020 and has served on the board of other corporations and not-for-profit entities. He currently serves as Chair of MDS Aero Support Corporation in Ottawa, a position he has held since 2013, and has served for 10 years on the federal crown Board of Directors for Ridley Terminals.


Shepherd is the National Chair of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC), working closely with the Canadian Armed Forces and business leaders across Canada to build relationships for deployments of the Canadian Reserve Force.


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