Peter Fowler has been SIR's Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") since 2004, a Director of SIR since 1992 and is the principal shareholder. He was President from 1998 to 2007 and was Executive Vice President, Operations from 1992 to 1998. Mr. Fowler was part of the team that created all of the SIR concepts and continues to focus on concept development, strategic directions, financing and growth initiatives. Mr. Fowler has been involved in the restaurant business since 1979 and is also a Trustee of SIR Royalty Income Fund and a Director of SIR GP Inc.
Paul J. Bognar joined SIR in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Most recently Mr. Bognar was President of Simmons Canada Inc. and held previous positions as Senior Vice President of Sales for Maytag Corporation, Vice President/General Manager for Maytag Canada, and Director of Sales and Marketing for Whirlpool Canada. Mr. Bognar oversees the performance of Service Inspired Restaurants under the Jack Astor's, Canyon Creek, Alice Fazooli's and Signature Group Brands. In addition, Mr. Bognar oversees the Marketing and Branding, Human Resources, Finance, I/T and Purchasing Departments. Mr. Bognar is a graduate of McMaster University.
Jeff Good, CMA, MBA, has been with SIR since 2000 and played an integral role in launching the SIR Royalty Income Fund. Mr. Good has over 18 years of experience in various senior level accounting and finance roles within the restaurant industry in Canada. Prior to joining SIR, Mr. Good was Vice President, Finance and IT, of Toronto-based Oliver Bonacini Restaurants, a leading operator of fine dining restaurants in the Toronto area. Prior thereto, he held financial management positions at: Borden Foods Canada Inc.; Mövenpick Restaurants of Switzerland; and, General Mills Restaurants Canada (now Darden Restaurants). Mr. Good holds a BA Honours, Business Administration, and a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He obtained his Certified Management Accountant designation in 1992.