Board of Directors

Tom Bijou - Chairman

Active in technology following 10 years with GE, most recently as President of several software subsidiaries. Lead on several successful high-growth ventures, working in financing, growth and development. Former: Co-founder Tigon; President operating subsidiary of Aegis Communications Group; Chairman and lead financier Knowledge Communications; lead financier Freestone System and CEO Applied Nanotech Holdings.

Richard Cooper - Director

Serial entrepreneur and patent holder with 40 years experience in services, logistics, technology, aviation, games, and real estate; grew small courier company with $500,000 revenue into Canada’s largest unattended courier network with +$50M revenue. Contributed to development of first repeating paint ball gun and water-soluble paint, and grew the Adventure Company to global dominance with franchises across the Americas, Europe, and Australia.

Murray Cook - Director

Stellar career in mega development projects globally, an active pilot, and a philanthropist. Former: Founding CEO Emaar Properties, UAE, one of the Middle East’s largest development companies; developer Dubai West Side Marina, home of the world’s tallest building; Executive VP BC Place, re-developing 20% of downtown Vancouver leading up to Expo 86; re-structuring Whistler Land Company for the province of BC. Currently CEO of Verse Dev Corp and advisor to numerous boards.

Ian MacDougall - Director

Brilliant career in aviation industry plus extensive experience in M&A and international financing. Former: CEO of Learjet Canada; CEO and executive positions with three Canadian commercial aircraft operating companies; Group Chairman consortium of aircraft operating, maintenance, leasing services; A graduate of Harvard Law School, Ian provided commercial and strategic advice and negotiation assistance in support of M&A undertakings in the North America, Europe and Southeast China; Lecturer on Corporate Governance and Advanced Corporate Finance.

Howard Westerman - Director

Former CEO of J-W Energy Company brings decades experience in all aspects of business administration, growth and management. Active in philanthropy, serving on several corporate and charity boards, including Make-A-Wish Foundation and Peerless Manufacturing Company.

Kurtis Arnold - Director/CEO

Kurtis started a career in air traffic control at Canada's busiest airport. The final years of his career were spent leading a major project designed to reduce the costs for airlines while increasing system capacity. Accomplishing this goal involved working with many stakeholders including international air traffic organizations, Canadian and USA militaries, and accommodating varying interests and capabilities of the airlines. After a successful implementation, Kurtis started looking for other challenges; joining PUDO first as a board member, then as CEO just over one year ago. His experience bringing together different perspectives and interests has led to positive changes in how PUDO approaches the market, and has led the company to find new opportunities with global 3PL and SaaS companies looking for a different approach to addressing problems with the last mile.


Frank Coccia - Founder/Chief Strategy Officer

More than 40 years experience building hyper-efficient niche courier systems in Canada and Europe, with repeated successes in banking, legal, optical and travel fueled Frank’s vision of applying hyper-efficiencies to the omni-channel retail sector through the development of PUDO systems similar to those in the UK and Europe.

Doug Baker - CFO

US-based CPA experienced in growth-focused public companies and startups. Doug manages compliance and disclosures for our dual-listed company.

Matt McDonough - COO

Twenty-five plus years in the transportation and logistics industry. Formally Managing Director of TNT Express's North & Central American Business Unit where he grew the unit from $45 million to $110 million in just seven years. Prior to that role, also at TNT, Matt was Vice President Operations Americas Region, where he gained extensive experience running operations across the vast geography of the western hemisphere. As a former Lieutenant in the US Navy, Matt's engineering experience brings trademark discipline to the business of logistics and PUDO.