David Yundt

President & CEO

David Yundt

Phone: (416) 673-5601

David Yundt is President and CEO of Plexxus, and has led the organization since it began operating in 2006. During his career, David has developed and implemented innovative business solutions in a variety of industries that include shared services, health care, consumer products, third party logistics, distribution and pharmaceuticals. David is a graduate from Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, and the Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program.

Executive Assistant

Blossom Pereira
Phone: (416) 673-5613

Andrea Englert-Rygus

Chief Procurement Officer & Vice President, Customer Relationship Management

Andrea Englert-Rygus

Phone: (416) 673-5602

As Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President, Customer Relationship Management, Andrea leads Plexxus strategic services including sourcing, spend management, contract management and supplier management.  In addition, Andrea is responsible for Customer Relationship Management across all Plexxus services, this includes service delivery, customer service, account management, implementation of new services and the on-boarding of new Customers.

Andrea has over 25 years of diverse experience in the chemical, retail and healthcare sectors. Her career has included roles in finance, sales, customer service, human resources, labour relations, operations and manufacturing. Andrea has a track record of implementing complex change and transformation projects, including co-leading the successful implementation of SAP for Plexxus and its member hospitals.

Prior to joining Plexxus, Andrea was Vice President Operations at Baxter Healthcare leading their Canadian supply chain operations including manufacturing, supply and demand planning, procurement, warehousing and distribution, customer service, patient services, technical services and accounts receivable. Andrea also held leadership positions at YUM Brands (formerly PepsiCo Restaurants Inc.) and DuPont Canada.

Andrea holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. Andrea is a member of the Conference Board of Canada Innovation Procurement Council.

Executive Assistant

Carol Ann Taggart
Phone: (416) 673-5630

Mary Byczok

Vice President, Human Resources

Mary Byczok

Phone: (416) 673-5609

Mary Byczok is the Vice President of Human Resources for Plexxus. Throughout Mary’s 30+ year career she has gained a tremendous amount of experience and expertise. Before joining Plexxus Mary held progressively senior positions at A&P in supply chain, merchandising, operations and human resources, culminating in her attaining the role of Senior Vice-President, Human Resources.

Mary has crossed industries including Grocery Retailing, Real Estate Investment and Health Care. A leader of change, Mary has contributed at the executive level in start up organizations as well as business turnarounds.

A proponent of cross-functional project and teams, Mary has had opportunities in most parts of business including Marketing, Communications, Project Management, Change Management, Real Estate Planning, Merchandising, Procurement and Operations.

Mary has a Bachelor of Arts from York University, Bachelor of Education from University of Toronto and is a volunteer Board Director for the Canadian Breast Cancer Support Fund.

Executive Assistant

Blossom Pereira
Phone: (416) 673-5630

Lorena Ferino

Chief Information Officer

Lorena Ferino

Phone: (416) 673-5495

With 20 years of executive experience, Lorena Ferino has dedicated her career to leading business and IT transformations. Lorena has helmed multi-million, multi-year and multi-phased business and IT transformation programs. She is known for her ability to develop successful business and technology partnerships.

Lorena is respected for developing IT strategies focused on accelerating business plan value, growth and risk mitigation. Lorena’s body of strategic work includes small, mid-size and large companies, not-for-profits and academic organizations.

Lorena holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario), Bachelor of Science from University of Toronto, Statistics and Mathematics and the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) certification.

She has served on Boards and provided industry leadership to develop and foster: the www.careermash.ca brand to inspire careers in the technology sector, and the Business Technology Management (BTM) undergraduate degree now offered in 18 universities across Canada.

Executive Assistant

Blossom Pereira
Phone: (416) 673-5613

Paul Holland

Vice President, Logistics

Paul Holland

Phone: (416) 673-5638

Paul Holland is the Vice President of Logistics responsible for Plexxus Transactional Services including In-Hospital Logistics, Purchasing and the Plexxus Distribution Centre.

In his 25 years, Paul has diverse industry background working within the Transportation, Technology, Consumer Products and Healthcare sectors and has held senior leadership roles in Operations, Third Party Logistics, Transportation and Consulting. Paul’s range of experience includes implementing supply chain systems, designing and integrating logistics networks, leadership development, building safety programs, strategic planning and customer relationship management.

Prior to joining Plexxus Paul was the Vice President, Logistics and Operations Support at LifeLabs where he also led the integration of the logistics operations as a result of two major corporate acquisitions.

Paul holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics in Statistics from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the Healthcare Supply Chain Network.

Executive Assistant

Blossom Periera
Phone: (416) 673-5613

Tara Bal

Chief Financial Officer

Phone: (289) 981-9659

As the Chief Financial Officer for Plexxus, Tara Bal provides leadership in the development and implementation of finance and business strategies, enabling Plexxus to achieve its mission and realize opportunities for further growth. As part of the Senior Management Team, Tara is accountable for the planning and management of finance, accounting, forecasting, strategic and business planning.

Prior to joining Plexxus, Tara worked at the Toronto Transit Commission, where she held leadership roles including interim Chief Financial Officer and Head of Audit, Risk and Compliance. Previously, Tara was a Partner at PwC, leading the Not-for-Profit Practice, where she provided assurance and business advisory services to her clients, specializing in the health sector.

Tara is a strategic and results-oriented leader who is passionate about innovation, continuous improvement, and empowering teams to pursue new ideas. Her strong interpersonal skills help to facilitate her collaborative approach to decision making and process improvement.

Tara is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and holds a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

Executive Assistant

Blossom Periera
Phone: (416) 673-5613