The St Regis Group (PPAI 230188, S6) has announced that Jesse Waltman has joined as new chief financial officer and as a member of the Markham, Ontario-based supplier’s executive team.

“The leadership team and I are thrilled to have Jesse on board to help oversee our company’s growth into the future,” says Richard Firkser, president and founder of St Regis. “Jesse brings tremendous knowledge and proven judgment to the role and his deep operational and financial experience will help us unlock both growth and operational efficiency.”

“In addition to leading strategic finance, FP&A, accounting, treasury, tax and finance operations, Jesse will focus on identifying and executing strategic opportunities to drive the company forward and help us gain market share,” Firkser adds.

Waltman’s Background

A chartered professional accountant with more than 15 years of financial experience, Waltman previously served as head of finance for Primo Water Corporation’s Canadian division.

  • He holds an Honors B.A. in accounting and a master’s in accounting from the University of Waterloo, as well as an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and the Schulich School of Business.

“I’m humbled and honored to be joining such a great company that puts our distributor partners and their customers at the center of everything we do,” Waltman says. “I couldn’t be happier to have come on board at such a transformative time with the opportunity to help St Regis drive profitable growth through innovation, coupled with both organic and inorganic development.”