OTTAWA, March 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canada Post Board of Directors is pleased to advise that Jessica McDonald, Chair of the Board, will be serving as President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis. The appointment will start Monday April 2, 2018, following the planned departure of President and CEO, Deepak Chopra, announced last August.
A comprehensive and open process to find a new, permanent Canada Post President and CEO is well under way. The Canada Post Board of Directors is working in collaboration with the Government of Canada to find a candidate well-positioned to lead the Corporation and guide the implementation of the government's recently announced vision.
Ms. McDonald was appointed Chair of the Canada Post Board of Directors in December 2017. She has extensive experience in senior public sector management from a career spanning more than 25 years. Most recently, she served as President and CEO of BC Hydro, one of Canada's largest energy suppliers. Prior to that, she held many senior positions in the British Columbia government, including Head of the BC Public Service.
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Canada Post Corporation, known more simply as Canada Post is the Canadian crown corporation which functions as the country's primary postal operator. The Post Office Department of the Government of Canada was founded in 1867 and was rebranded Canada Post in the late 1960s though it officially remained the Post Office Department until October 16, 1981, when the Canada Post Corporation Act came...