Management & Board Members

Frank Coccia, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Coccia, the CEO of PUDO, has over 30 years of entrepreneurial business and management experience in the transportation and logistics industry and has founded and developed national courier distribution systems for niche industries in Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Douglas Baker, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Baker, CFO, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has both a Bachelors and Masters’ degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining PUDO, Mr. Baker was the CFO of a small privately held company within a large regional CPA firm and has also held the position of divisional controller for a large publicly held company.

Thomas Bijou, Director

Mr. Bijou has been active in technology ventures throughout his business career. Following a 10 year career at General Electric where his most recent position was President of several software subsidiaries, he has been involved in several high growth successful ventures as founder, board member or lead financier.

Mr. Bijou was also the co-founder of Tigon, President of the operating subsidiary of Aegis Communications Group, Chairman and lead financier of Knowledge Communications, lead financier of Freestone System and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Nanotech Holdings.

Howard Westerman, Director

Mr. Westerman earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Sociology from Benedictine College in 1975. Mr. Westerman joined J-W Energy Company, an energy development and energy services company, in 1978 as a Corporate Administrator.

During his years with J-W Energy Company, Mr. Westerman was involved in every area of the business including well servicing, gathering, measurement, compression and exploration and production. In 1999, Mr. Westerman was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. He currently serves on the boards of numerous charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Benedictine College as well as the boards of Peerless Manufacturing Company, Vintage Bank and Pen Inc.

Richard Cooper, Director

Mr. Cooper brings years of experience in the courier industry to the Company. Mr. Cooper is currently the Chairman of Cardinal Couriers, and also serves on the board of directors of Partner Jet Corp. Mr. Cooper was previously the sole director and Chairman of MCD.

Kurtis Arnold, Director

Mr. Arnold is currently an air traffic controller at Lester B. Pearson International Airport and has led communication initiative’s that involved streamlining operations through custom developed automation and coordination systems. Mr. Arnold further developed this program through face-to-face interaction with audiences of Ontario pilots, walking them through best practices to attain the maximum benefits from the system developed. Kurtis was also instrumental in the research and development of new standards and regulations in Canada in order to improve the efficiency of aircrafts carriers.

Ian A. McDougall, Director

Mr. McDougall studied law at Harvard University and Osgoode Hall. He is currently the Chairman of Flight Solutions & Services.

Matthew McDonough, Head of Strategic Logistic Partnerships

Mr. McDonough brings a wealth of logistics, courier and transportation experience to the team. Most recently, Mr. McDonough held the position of President and Managing Director, North and Central America and the Caribbean, at TNT Express where he spent more than 15 years contributing to the operational and financial success of its divisions.