The Board of Directors of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference (GGCLC) has confirmed Kathleen (Katie) Taylor, C.M., as Chair of the GGCLC and Chair of the next Conference. Ms. Taylor is Chair of the Board at Royal Bank of Canada.
Ms. Taylor replaces Donald R. Lindsay, who formally handed over his responsibilities after the November 17, 2017, Annual General Meeting, which was held in Vancouver, B.C.
Ms. Taylor is a distinguished business executive with extensive community involvement. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and is Chair of the Sick Kids Foundation and a Trustee of the Sick Kids Hospital of Toronto. She is also Vice Chair of The Adecco Group (based in Zurich) and a Director of Air Canada and of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.