James Rudyk

Lead Director at Cronos Group


James Rudyk most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sofina Foods Inc. (“Sofina”). Mr. Rudyk is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of financial and operational experience, and a track record of supporting ambitious growth plans. Prior to joining Sofina, Mr. Rudyk served as the Chief Financial Officer of Roots Incorporated from 2015 through 2018, where he helped the company grow and transition from a family-led organization to a Canadian public company.

Jim also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Shred-It International Inc. from 2009 to 2015, where he was instrumental in helping the company grow from approximately $200 million to over $700 million in revenue and expand to more than 17 countries around the world. Mr. Rudyk received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He also holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Committees: Chair, Audit Committee


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