Richard Lee brings 20+ years of professional experience which include finance, strategic planning, and business/corporate development. Prior to joining Fobi, Richard had a number of roles at NielsenIQ where he spent 10+ years, and where he was a member of the Canadian leadership team. During that time, he led and played a key part in many business development activities which included partnerships, acquisitions, and divestitures. In his most recent role, Richard was the VP of Strategic Alliances for North America, where he led and evaluated strategic alliances through all phases, which included strategy development, due diligence, structuring, negotiations, closing, and go-to-market preparation.
As Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, Richard works closely with the management team to help develop, support, and execute on the overall corporate strategy, and to provide leadership in evaluating and executing new investment opportunities, partnerships/alliances, acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures. He also serves as a board member for a charitable organization called Hockey Helps the Homeless.