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Peter Willis

Peter Willis

Peter Willis joined Sheridan as a Member of its Board of Governors in 2018. Since 1973, he has been the Executive Co-Chairman of Equipment Sales and Service Limited (ESS), a distributor of Construction, Mining and Utility Equipment and Supplies. With nine branches across Canada, ESS represents a wide range of high-profile manufacturers across the country.

Under Peter’s leadership, ESS has been awarded the prestigious “Canada’s Best Managed Companies” Award since 2011, and in addition to being a “Gold Member” from 2014 through 2016, was recently designated its highest level of “Platinum Member” for 2017-18 in a ceremonial presentation by former Governor General, The Right Honourable David Johnston.

Peter brings a wealth of board and community experience, having served as Past Director for The Ontario Roadbuilders Association; Vice Chair of Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation (WS); Chair of the WS Fundraising Committee; Member of WS Governance; Finance and Investment Committees Board Member; Investment Committee Member; Past Chair of the Student Loan/Bursary Committee, Appleby College Foundation Past Board Member and Governance Committee Member and Current Member of the Investment and Advisory Committees; Oakville Community Foundation Past Chair, Appleby College(AC). He is also a Past Member of AC Governance; Finance and Property Committees Past Chair, Oakville Hospital Foundation as well as Past Member of OTMH’s Governance; Finance and Fund Raising Committees.

Peter is a graduate of Sheridan’s Heavy Equipment School, Muskoka Lakes College and Upper Canada College.