Technology >> CEO Interviews >> February 11, 2002

Allan Brett – Aastra Technologies Ltd (aah:tse)

ALLAN J. BRETT joined Aastra Technologies Limited in March 1996 in the capacity of Vice President, Finance. In June 1996, Mr. Brett was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Aastra. Mr. Brett is responsible for managing the financial records of Aastra and ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting. In addition, Mr. Brett is also responsible for financial planning, taxation, treasury and corporate due diligence procedures. In 1990, Mr. Brett graduated with distinction from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Economics. In 1991, Mr. Brett obtained his qualifications as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. In 1996, he obtained his qualifications as a Chartered Business Valuator from the Canadian Institute of Business Valuators. Prior to joining Aastra, Mr. Brett was employed at Premdor, Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. From January 1994 to March 1996, he held the position of Manager, External Reporting. While at Premdor, Mr. Brett participated in acquisitions as well as equity and debt financings. From April 1990 to January 1994, Mr. Brett was employed with KPMG Peat Marwick Thorne, Chartered Accountants, where he specialized in corporate finance advisory services, including the preparation of financing proposals as well as the valuation of businesses for acquisitions and dispositions. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a quick overview and a summary of Aastra

Technologies Limited?

Mr. Brett: At Aastra we develop and market communication equipment. Our

products include a line of