Pinder is responsible for providing strategic oversight to the financial performance of the organization, including all financial planning, financial reporting and budget forecasting. This includes providing an independent perspective and constructive challenge to the lines of business, ensuring business decisions are grounded in solid financial criteria. In addition to fulfilling traditional finance accountabilities, Pinder is also accountable for management of OLG’s enterprise procurement and enterprise analytics functions.
Pinder is an experienced executive with a proven track record in finance and business with a focus on growth, profitability, and collaboration. He has been a successful leader in various sectors, including entertainment, packaged goods, and retail.
Prior to joining OLG, Pinder served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Mastermind Toys. In this role, Pinder was a key member of the executive team that grew Mastermind Toys from a Toronto-based retailer into a national chain and e-commerce operation. Prior to Mastermind Toys, Pinder served as a Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations with Universal Studios Canada, a division of NBC Universal.
Pinder is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.