Board of Directors

Goldy Hyder

Goldy Hyder has served as a director of OpenText since December 2023. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada, a non-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of Canada’s leading companies.

From July 2014 to October 2018, Mr. Hyder was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hill+Knowlton Strategies (Canada), providing strategic communications counsel to the firm’s extensive and diverse client base. Prior to joining Hill+Knowlton in 2001, he served as Director of Policy and Chief of Staff to The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former prime minister and former leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party.

Mr. Hyder has also served on behalf of several charities, non-profit organizations and advisory boards.

He also received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada in 2013 and holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Calgary.