Chief Executive Officer, OMX
Ms. Nicole Verkindt is the Founder of OMX (theomx.com), a software platform for government contractors to manage local sourcing and socio-economic impacts, including ESGs and other sustainability metrics in regulated industries such as defence, aerospace, mining and infrastructure. Prior to OMX, Ms. Verkindt was VP Business Development and then CEO of GMA Corp., a manufacturing business with over 500 employees selling to Governments around the world. She has also worked as a project manager for Big Media Group of Overpelt, Belgium, where she met with public and private sector leaders to produce economic reports for numerous international media agencies, and advised on attracting foreign direct investment through PR campaigns. Ms. Verkindt is on the board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and is a Next Gen member of the Business Council of Canada. In 2019, she co-Chaired the Business Council’s Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future. She was named Canada’s 2017 Women Entrepreneur of the year and Canada’s Top 40 under 40 in 2019. She is a regular commentator on CBC. Ms. Verkindt was appointed to CCC’s Board of Directors on December 17, 2013 and reappointed on June 25, 2018.