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John Sypnowich Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at The CSL Group Inc, MACN


John Sypnowich is Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of The CSL Group Inc. In this role, he is responsible for the legal, risk and compliance functions for the company and a member of the Executive Committee.

The CSL Group Inc. is a Canadian based company headquartered in Montreal with offices in London (United Kingdom), Boston (USA), Sydney (Australia), Bergen (Norway), Singapore, Vancouver, Halifax, Winnipeg and Burlington (Canada), The company specializes in the operation of self-unloading bulk carriers with inland and deep-sea trading capabilities. It employs approximately 1,000 people of which, more than 500 are employed in its various Canadian operations.

John is also Chair of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, a global business network working towards eliminating corruption in the maritime industry.

Prior to joining CSL in 2008, John occupied a senior legal role with a major Canadian company and worked in private practice with a law firm in Montreal. John is a member of the Quebec bar and holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto, an LLB and BCL from McGill University and a certificate in executive management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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