Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> July 12, 1999

James L. Mcgovern – Bpi Financial Corporation (bpf.t)

JAMES L. MCGOVERN is one of the founders of BPI Financial Corp. For eight years, he has led the sales and marketing efforts of the company as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. In October, 1995, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer by BPI Financial's Board of Directors. Mr. McGovern has over 14 years of industry experience in the successful management of sales and marketing programs. He played a critical role in the strategic planning and execution of the programs that have led to the success and growth of BPI. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto (B.Comm). He is a Director of The National Ballet of Canada. Profile
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enough information to put us into context, what you see as your business

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