James Hewitt is Chairman and CEO of private equity concern Hewitt Group Inc., and Hewitt Foundation. He holds directorships of the Quebec Veterans Foundation, Montreal’s Musée Pointe-à-Callière, and Ontario’s Thousand Islands Boat Museum. He is also a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York. Throughout his career, James has been active in industry and community affairs. He is former President of the Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors. For many years he was on the Board and the Executive of the Conseil du patronat du Québec and was Chairman from 1994 to 1997.