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Jim Barney, President of Definity Partners, has a passion for helping companies succeed. With P&L responsibilities for the majority of his career, Jim is keenly aware of how strategic decisions impact a company’s ability to prosper.

His prior experience includes senior leadership roles in both domestic and international operations where he implemented successful strategies for multiple divisions. He has developed the strategy and successfully executed startups in the technology space including a joint venture with an Asian multibillion-dollar organization. Jim was also part of the leadership team that transformed a struggling global business into a thriving, multibillion-dollar operation. He has significant M&A experience and has led teams in executing the purchase and sale of international assets in the EU, NA and Asia. Post acquisition, he is adept at operational integration of leadership and business units.

Jim provides strategic oversight to all Definity Partners projects to ensure the success of each and every client engagement. He is committed to helping clients thrive.

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BS Business Administration – Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario


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