Biography - John Hendriks, CPA, CA, CIRP, LIT

John Hendriks not John Hendricks

Contact Information

John Hendriks, CPA, CA, CIRP, LIT
T: 416-496-3701

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours), Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, 1984
  • Chartered Accountant (CA), Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1987
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), Canada, 1992
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee, Canada, 1997
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, 2012


John Hendriks is a Vice President in the Insolvency & Restructuring practice at Farber Financial Group.

John has significant experience developing resolutions for mid-market corporations. His responsiveness and hands-on approach to dealing with engagements achieve practical results appropriate for the unique needs of mid-sized clients.

John joined Farber Financial Group in 2002, and has worked in the insolvency industry since 1988. He has acted for a wide variety of large to mid-sized corporations and their creditors, and in forensic proceedings to trace and recover assets in Canada and internationally. He has acted as privately and court-appointed receiver and interim receiver; as Proposal Trustee under the BIA (Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act) and as Trustee in Bankruptcy. John has also acted as the Vice President, Finance of an Internet start-up that was eventually sold to a publicly-traded U.S. company.

John is highly regarded in the industry for his notable level of technical expertise and attention to detail. These strengths enable him to manage complex of situations with precision and care.

His experience and perspective on engagements foster creative and innovative solutions required to yield best-case-scenario results for stakeholders.

John is valued for his strengths in communication, accountability, and a proven ability to build consensus among interested parties.

John has extensive experience in many industries, particularly in real estate, hospitality, manufacturing and retail. Notable assignments include: acting as Trustee in Bankruptcy under Part XII of the BIA for a group of security companies; interim receiver of a chain of gas stations; recovery of vehicles as interim receiver for a used car dealership where all assets were dissipated before the appointment; operating a major real estate developer with land holdings valued at over $100M; Court-appointed receiver and trustee under the Construction Lien Act for a Collingwood full-service resort; operating a 45-store chain of video stores; and overseeing a Yukon-based mining facility.