Andrew Hider, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hider is the Chief Executive Officer of ATS Corporation. He is an experienced executive with a track record of success founded on his ability to drive business growth and operational performance in complex business environments and across multiple industries including transportation, advanced technology, instrumentation and industrial products. Most recently, Mr. Hider served as President and CEO of the Taylor Made Group, LLC, a diversified global leader in the supply of innovative products and systems for marine, transportation, agriculture, and construction markets, a position he held from May 2016 through to February, 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Hider served for 10 years at Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology company, initially joining Danaher as General Manager and Director of Dover and most recently serving as President of Veeder Root. Mr. Hider began his career with General Electric, serving in a number of areas over a six-year period including manufacturing, project management, procurement and finance, culminating in his appointment as General Manager of GE Tri-Remanufacturing. Mr. Hider holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management and a Masters of Business Administration, both from Clarkson University.

Ryan McLeod, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McLeod was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2020. Mr. McLeod joined ATS in 2007 as Manager of Reporting and Compliance, became Director of Finance in 2010, and assumed the role of Vice President and Corporate Controller in 2014. Prior to ATS, Mr. McLeod served in a finance management role at CIBC Mellon and began his career at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. McLeod is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Stewart McCuaig , Vice President, General Counsel

Mr. McCuaig is Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, a position he has held since 2005 when he joined ATS. Mr. McCuaig oversees the company’s legal, compliance and risk functions. Mr. McCuaig began his career working for 10 years as a corporate commercial lawyer at the law firm Sims Clement Eastman. He then moved on to in-house legal roles – two years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Mortice Kern Systems Inc., a Canadian publicly traded software company in the applications lifecycle management field, followed by 5 years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Syndesis Limited, a privately held telecommunications software company. Mr. McCuaig’s education includes a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto, a Masters of Laws (Intellectual Property) from Osgoode Hall Law School, and numerous economics and graduate business courses from the University of Western Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University, respectively.

Angella Alexander, Chief Human Resources Officer

Ms. Alexander, CHRO has been with ATS since 2018. Ms. Alexander is responsible for Talent and Sustainability Strategy, Development and Support. Prior to joining ATS, Ms. Alexander held a variety of global HR senior leadership roles at Honeywell. Following a start in the private sector, Ms. Alexander progressively refined her HR expertise over a variety of leadership positions with Ford Motor Company in North America, Europe and South America. Ms. Alexander holds a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from the University of Rochester.

Simon Roberts , Senior Vice President, After Sales and Services

Mr. Roberts is Senior Vice President, After Sales and Services at ATS Corporation since 2015. Mr. Roberts has a 20 year track record as an international executive with an operations background and a proven track record of general, commercial and program management in Aerospace and Industrial Automation. Simon served as Vice President and General Manager of Bombardier Aerospace Commercial Aircraft. Prior to that, Airbus in the UK as the Vice President, Hawker Program. Most recently, Mr. Roberts has joined the ISLA Executive Board, an International Network of Professionals with focus on Customer Service, After Sales Management, and Service Logistics in the digital age.

Christian Debus , President Process Automation Solutions

Mr. Debus joined ATS in his current role as the President, Process Automation Solutions, in September 2018. He started his career at Daimler in the Research and Technology division. After that he joined a Malik MZSG, a Swiss management consulting firm. From there he moved to Keiper Recaro Group where he first took over the Corporate Strategy department before he moved to Japan to take over the responsibility for RECARO Asia Pacific. After his return from Japan to Germany he led RECARO Car Seating globally, and then to Camfil to lead the Industrial Air Filtration division before he joined ATS.

Jeremy Patten , President, Products and Food Technology

Mr. Patten is President, Products and Food Technology segment. He first joined the company in 2017 to develop and deploy the ATS Business Model (ABM) across the global platform. Prior to joining ATS, Mr. Patten was the Vice President for Liquid Controls and Material Processing Technologies, both IDEX Corporation companies, responsible for both the commercial and operational execution of these international businesses. Mr. Patten has also held a number of progressive leadership positions in Danaher Corporation, culminating as the Director of Operations for X-Ray Optical Systems, and including leadership positions throughout Fluke and Veeder-Root. He also spent five years of service in the US Army as a Military Police officer. Mr. Patten holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy, along with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

Prakash “Cash” Mahesh, Group Executive, Life Sciences

Cash Mahesh is Group Executive, Life Sciences, having joined the company in 2022. In his role, Mr. Mahesh is responsible for the overall leadership of our life sciences business, including ATS Life Sciences, Comecer, SP and BioDot. He has deep experience in leadership and driving profitable growth, most recently serving as Corporate Vice President and General Manager at Ametek, a global supplier of electronic and electromechanical instrumentation and control systems for a wide range of industries. Mr. Mahesh holds an MBA in Management from California Coast University, and a Master’s in Computer Science from Drexel University.

Miroslav “Miro” Kafedzhiev, President, Industrial Automation

Miro Kafedzhiev is the President of ATS Industrial Automation, having joined the company in 2024. In this position, Mr. Kafedzhiev brings to ATS strong commercial leadership experience, spending over 20 years with Honeywell in roles of growing responsibility, culminating with the position of Vice-President and General Manager of Honeywell Intelligrated. Miro holds multiple degrees from International universities - an MBA from Purdue, a diploma in International Business from the Reutlingen University's European School of Business and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Cyprus College.

Jeff Adamson, Chief Information Officer

Jeff Adamson is the Chief Information Officer of ATS Corporation, having joined the company in 2023. Mr. Adamson is responsible for planning and managing the company’s IT activities, including systems development, process improvements, and building the infrastructure to meet current and future needs. Prior to joining ATS, Mr. Adamson worked with Sanmina Corporation where he oversaw delivery of global IT services including operational technology,  infrastructure, security initiatives, and transformational applications.  Mr. Adamson also held leadership positions at Benchmark Electronics and NEC Corp.  He has over 20 years of experience in progressive leadership roles, and has a Master’s degree from the University of Tennessee.