Don Mattrick appointed to VPC Board of Directors

Date Posted: 
2019-04-05
Mr. Don Mattrick

The Vancouver Prostate Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Mattrick to our Board of Directors.

Don is currently is co-founder and co-president of MdGB Capital, a private company that manages a group assets and operating companies throughout North America.

His prior experience includes: Co-Chair of the British Columbia Premier’s Technology Council; Chief Executive Officer of Zynga; President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Businesses; President of Worldwide Studios for Electronic Arts; and co-founder/CEO of Distinctive Software Inc.   From 1982 through 2014 Don grew multiple businesses with talented teams who were able to reach a ranking of number one in the world in terms of growth rate, market share, product quality and the creation of shareholder value.

In acknowledgement of his role in building these businesses and in recognition of his active development of industry links with the University of British Columbia, Don received the UBC Award as an Honorary Fellow from the Sauder School of Business. He was awarded the highest honor Simon Fraser University can bestow, the Doctor of Laws. He has served on several public and private boards, including the advisory board for USC School of Cinematic Arts, and he continues to actively participate in technology investing and mentorship through MdGB Capital.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

Events

10th Anniversary Ride to Live

West Coast Motorcycle Ride To Live: May 26th

The 10th Anniversary West Coast Motorcycle Ride to Live is taking place in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on May 26 (Victoria date to be finalized), with details on the event and how to register on the event website.  This fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC includes a 50/50 raffle open to all BC residents over age 19.

Step  Up Challenge 2019

Step Up Challenge Vancouver - March 10, 2019

Donations are still being accepted for Prostate Cancer Canada's Step Up Challenge fundraiser, which took place on Sunday March 10.   Click here to donate to The Vancouver Prostate Centre team

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