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Glynn Williams is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Reliance Aerotech. Under his leadership, Reliance Aerotech has leveraged its corporate finance, strategy, operations, marketing and communications expertise to create value in key segments of the aerospace industry. Williams’s entrepreneurial drive has resulted in Reliance successfully completing transactions with several of the world’s leading aerospace companies.

Williams is also a sought after advisor and an advisory board member to a major private equity fund, representing the interests of one of Canada’s largest pension funds.

Prior to establishing Reliance, Williams was a founder and managing director of Newcrest Capital Inc. He contributed his expertise to more than 20 of Newcrest’s financings, mergers and acquisitions, and takeovers, including major transactions for several recognized leaders within the aerospace industry.

Williams’s distinguished financial career has included prominent roles as an executive, research director and top-ranked securities analyst with several leading investment firms. In 1997 he contributed to the first edition of the Handbook of Canadian Security Analysis, responsible for the transportation sector.

Before joining the financial sector, Williams was a partner in a consulting engineering firm, a general manager of a high technology company, and portfolio manager in a venture capital firm.

Williams holds three degrees from the University of Toronto – a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science. He is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a private pilot.

Williams is an active volunteer and philanthropist with many charitable organizations. He founded the BayStock Foundation in 1998 to support youth charities and serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and a member of Group of 175 at the University of Toronto. In recognition of his outstanding voluntary service to UofT, Williams was inducted into the University’s Arbor Society in 2000.


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