Former Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade brings her
skills to PwC
TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - PwC is pleased to announce that Sandra
Pupatello, former Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade,
and 16-year Member of the Legislative Assembly, has joined the firm as
Director, Business Development and Global Markets.
Based in PwC's new flagship GTA office, Sandra's skills and business
network will assist clients domestically and abroad. In particular, she
will assist clients interested in international investment in Canada,
particularly from China, India, Brazil and the Middle East; Canadian
outbound investment globally; and infrastructure investment and
Sandra led the Ontario government's economic portfolio. Sandra oversaw
Economic Development, International Trade and Investment, and Small
Business. Her work spanned numerous sectors of the economy including
energy, financial services, infrastructure, aerospace, automotive, and
Sandra is known for advancing Ontario's economic strengths against
global industry trends and demand. She has led business missions in
major markets globally including: India, China, the EU, the US, the
Middle East and Mexico.
"Sandra has a long and successful career helping businesses seek out new
markets, new partnerships and growth," says Gino Scapillati, PwC's
National Managing Partner, Markets. "We are extremely pleased to have
Sandra join our team and bring the same energy and passion to PwC and
our clients that she provided during her 16 years of distinguished
Sandra was first elected to the Ontario Legislature in 1995 and was
appointed to Cabinet in 2003. During her renowned career she also
served as Minister of Education, Minister of Community and Social
Services and Minister Responsible for Women's Issues.
Recognized for her dedication and passion, Sandra was awarded the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Advocacy and Leadership Award in 2009. She has also received numerous awards related to her service to
business and in the community.
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