Mr. Reidel retired during 2008 and is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Kuntz Electroplating Inc., a Kitchener-Waterloo company founded in 1948. Mr. Reidel joined Kuntz in March 2001 as Vice President - Finance. Prior to joining Kuntz, Mr. Reidel spent 39 years with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young and was Office Managing Partner of their Waterloo Region Office. Ernst & Young is an international professional service firm offering services to all industry sections in the areas of accounting, auditing, advisory, tax and corporate finance. Mr.