Cyril is one of the original founders of the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club and was with the team for 27 years in various capacities including COO and President of the Club. He is now the CEO of the Myers Automotive Group with 14 dealerships serving the National Capital Region.
Cyril graduated from McMaster University with a bachelor of commerce degree, and obtained his chartered professional accountant’s designation with Clarkson Gordon (now EY) in Ottawa. He was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario in July 2009, the highest designation within the Institute.
Cyril is a passionate community advocate and supporter and sits on the Boards of the Ottawa Board of Trade and Hydro Ottawa. He has also played significant roles in the redevelopment of the Ottawa Convention Centre (Shaw Centre), the Ottawa Senators Foundation and the National Arts Centre Marketing Committee.
Cyril’s community service has been recognized through a number of awards including the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce 2008 Business Person of the Year Award, the Max Keeping Foundation and Sens Foundation 2008 Just One Person Award, the Celebrity Sports Dinner’s 2008 Brian Kilrea Award, 2011 United Way Community Builder Award, the Ottawa Tourism’s 2006 Tourism Leader of the Year and the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Community Service and in 2017, Cyril received the Order of Ottawa. Cyril has also been inducted into the Ottawa and Brockville Sports Hall of Fames.
Cyril resides in Ottawa with his wife, Lydia, and they have three children: Ciera, Dillon and Tyler.