John is Senior Executive Advisor with Hennick & Company.
John served as Chief Operating Officer | Global for Colliers International Group Inc. from January 2020 to June 2021, prior to which he served as Chief Financial Officer | Global at Colliers, and Chief Financial Officer of FirstService Corporation (the predecessor of Colliers), since 2002. John joined FirstService as Vice President, Acquisitions in February 1998, was named Senior Vice President, Acquisitions in May 2000, before being appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2002.
Prior to joining FirstService, John was a Vice President with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance Inc. from 1996 and a senior lender in both the commercial and corporate banking groups of National Bank of Canada from 1987, both based in Toronto. John is a Chartered Professional Accountant and began his career in 1984 with a predecessor of KPMG, based in Toronto.
Mr. Friedrichsen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor.