Westbridge Capital Ltd. (Westbridge) announced today the appointment of two new executives: Henry Fernandes as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Stacey Maga as Senior Manager Accounting and Treasury.
Henry Fernandes, CTO
Henry will be responsible for the technology needs of Westbridge and will support technology initiatives of Westbridge portfolio companies. A veteran of both startups and established companies, Henry has more than 20 years of experience in the technology space. In 2000, Henry cofounded Modern Digital Communications. As Chief Technology Officer, he lead the software development team and was responsible for all technology operations until the company was acquired in 2008. Subsequent to that, he occupied technology leadership roles at US Internet Corp., MyKey Global Accommodations, and Hubstaff. Henry holds a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics as well as a MSc in Computer Science. In 2003, he was a finalist in the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
Stacey Maga, Senior Manager Accounting and Treasury
Stacey will be responsible for accounting across the Westbridge group of companies, primarily focusing on the integration of newly acquired portfolio companies including treasury function oversight and control and accounting function management. As well, Stacey will provide support for accounting and audit compliance and acquisition planning and due diligence. Stacey articled at Ernst & Young in Calgary earning her CPA (CA) in 2009 and has since worked in a variety of financial roles in Calgary and Saskatoon.
About Westbridge Capital Ltd.
Westbridge is a private equity management company. Westbridge focuses on real estate and private equity investments that by their nature have little correlation to publicly listed securities and may be used to diversify a portfolio and reduce overall portfolio risk and volatility.
About Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust is a Canadian domiciled Mutual Fund Trust managed by Westbridge Capital Ltd. The Fund makes high yield loans to mature operating companies and distributes the associated income stream to investors. The Fund makes monthly distributions to investors and targets annual distribution of income equal to 11% of an investor’s contributed capital.