David G. Samuel


Dave joined Birch Hill in 2005. Dave is Chairman of Distinction Group and also serves on the Board of Directors of Creation Technologies, Sigma Systems and Softchoice.  He has also served on the Board of Aquaterra, EISI and was Chairman of Shred-it International. 

Prior to joining Birch Hill, Dave had over 15 years of experience in private equity, operations, consulting and investment banking. Dave’s experience includes serving as President, Rogers Cable (High Speed Internet Access) and working at McKinsey & Company and Morgan Stanley.

Dave received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University.