Bassem Shakeel is the Vice-President and Corporate Secretary at Magna International Inc. (since 2008). In such role, Bassem supports Magna's Board of Directors and Executive Management team in areas such as corporate governance, executive compensation, enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance.
In addition, he has provided legal advice to Magna's head office, operating groups and divisions in a broad range of areas since 1999, including: public company matters; anti-corruption compliance; corporate / commercial law; contracts; Canadian, US, EU and Chinese antitrust; tax and global transfer pricing; commercial real estate; insurance; litigation; and joint ventures.
Bassem is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (1996) and holds an LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School (1994), as well as a B.A.(Hons) from University of Toronto (1991).
He joined Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation's Board of Directors in 2014.