Gordon A. Davies is the Executive Vice President, Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, advising on certain strategic initiatives for OpenText.
Gordon joined OpenText as Chief Legal Officer in September 2009. Prior to January 2022, Gordon served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Development, responsibile for Corporate Development, the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer and the Corporate Secretary Group.
Prior to joining OpenText, Gordon was the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Nortel Networks Corporation. During his sixteen years at Nortel, he acted as Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary during 2008, and as interim Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary in 2005 and again in 2007. He led the Corporate Securities legal team as General Counsel-Corporate from 2003, with responsibility for providing legal support on all corporate and securities law matters and spent five years in Europe supporting all aspects of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business, ultimately as General Counsel, EMEA. Prior to joining Nortel, Gordon practiced securities law at a major Toronto law firm.
Gordon holds an LL. B and an MBA from the University of Ottawa, and a B.A. from the University of British Columbia.
He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Association of Canadian General Counsel and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals.