Rita Middleton is the new CFO OF International Solar Solutions Inc.

Rita Middleton Headshot

On behalf of International Solar Solutions Inc. and the Board of Directors, Mr. Peter Budd, Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce, effective immediately, the appointment of Rita Middleton as Chief Financial Officer. In addition, Rita will join the Board of Directors and Chair the Finance Subcommittee of the Board.


Rita, CPA and Chartered Accountant, has 25+ years of strategic and operational senior management experience. Hence, her experience covers a variety of various environments and roles, including:

  • Operational start-up
  • Dynamic operating segment growth
  • Industry regulatory and public company compliance
  • Business restructuring
  • Process and systems re-engineering
  • Corporate capital structure initiatives

Multi-industrial expertise

Rita’s career spans across several industries. She worked, most notably, in media (television broadcast, production and distribution business) and also the carbon and renewable sector:

  • CSA Certified Greenhouse Gas Inventory Quantifier
  • Former co-founder of First Carbon Credits Corporation
  • Former Board member, founding shareholder, and management consultant with Western Tidal Holding

Western Tidal Holding is a project developer focused on the identification of commercially viable sites for tidal energy electricity production facilities.

Formerly, Rita Middleton held the position of Senior Vice President, Finance & Information Technology Services with Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. She then played a key role in the formation and growth of Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting, which owned and operated 13 specialty broadcast television channels in Canada. As a matter of fact, one of these channels was HGTV. 

Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. was a major international media company until its sale in 2008:

  • Has annual revenues of $1.2 billion and approximately 800 employees and offices around the world
  • Co-owned and co-produced the 3 television series comprising the CSI franchise
  • Controlled a library of approximately 1,000 titles
  • Operated domestic theatrical distribution businesses. 

Through this, Rita developed an extensive network of contacts in the financial community, home renovation and media advertising.

Active in charitable organizations

On top of all that, Rita Middleton is very actively involved, at Executive levels of the Boards, with charitable organizations, including:

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC)
  • The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS)
  • The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA)

In conclusion, please join me in welcoming Rita to the position of Chief Financial Officer and to the Board of Directors of International Solar solutions Inc.

Peter Budd
Chief Executive Officer
International Solar Solutions Inc.

Share this post


Shopping Cart

You were not leaving your cart just like that, right?

Enter your details below to save your shopping cart for later. And, who knows, maybe we will even send you a sweet discount code :)