Habeeb Syed

SVP, Legal & General Counsel at Softchoice

Mr. Syed is responsible for leading the legal department, overseeing all legal, governance, risk and compliance functions as well as acting as the company’s General Counsel, providing legal advice and guidance on all aspects of the company’s business activities.

Mr. Syed joined Softchoice in 2015 as General Counsel. In 2017, he took on the role of Vice President, Legal and General Counsel. Mr. Syed also acts as Corporate Secretary to Softchoice and each of its affiliated entities. Prior to joining Softchoice, Mr. Syed was a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, practicing corporate and securities law with a focus on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Syed spent several years working with the Canada Border Services Agency. Mr. Syed holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, an MBA in Finance & Strategy and an LL.B.

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