CEO Perspectives

Date November 27, 2014

How Canada can lead on the economy and the environment: Lorraine Mitchelmore, Shell Canada

Excerpt from the Annual Gordon Osbaldeston Lecture, delivered by Lorraine Mitchelmore, President and Country Chair, Shell Canada:

“It is precisely because of the very real environmental challenges that Canada faces with our major energy resource, coupled with our tremendous advantages – a stable political and financial system – and because of our values, that … Read more »

Date September 16, 2014
Ed Clark at the Empire Club

Ed Clark’s final speech as CEO of TD: lessons learned and leadership

Excerpt from an address by Ed Clark, former Group President and Chief Executive Officer, TD Bank Group, to the Empire Club of Canada:

“You cannot figure out the game without being in the game. So get in the game. But do it in a way that mistakes, which you will inevitably make, won’t kill you.

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Date June 25, 2014
Toronto Pride

Ed Clark (TD) on how to build inclusive companies and societies

“Somewhere over the rainbow: a CEO’s perspective on building an inclusive company”

Speech by Ed Clark, Group President and Chief Executive Officer, TD Bank Group, at the Economic Club of Canada coinciding with the WorldPride Human Rights Conference, Toronto:

Thank you for inviting me here today.

Let me begin by welcoming all those who have

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Date June 25, 2014
Robert Hardt

Creating a globally competitive workforce: Robert Hardt, Siemens Canada

Speech by Robert Hardt, President and CEO, Siemens Canada, at the Skills Summit in Toronto:

I am honoured to be asked to address this 2014 Skills Summit, and I want to commend Minister Kenney for having the foresight to initiate this conversation about one of the significant challenges facing Canada today.

In our panel discussions … Read more »

Date February 18, 2014
Linda Hasenfratz

Linda Hasenfratz (Linamar) on how to be a successful leader

Download a copy of Ms. Hasenfratz’s full remarks here.

Excerpt from an address by Linda Hasenfratz, CEO, Linamar Corporation, titled “Leadership and Culture: Key Drivers of Business Prosperity“, the 2014 Thomas D’Aquino Lecture on Leadership at the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management:



“We’re looking for … Read more »

Date December 3, 2013

Global energy leadership in the 21st century: Lorraine Mitchelmore, Shell Canada

From a speech by Lorraine Mitchelmore, President and Country Chair, Shell Canada Limited to the Economic Club of Canada in Ottawa:

“Today, in 2013, the energy space has changed. And so we face one of the most critical challenges and opportunities in world history.

“Let me tell you what I mean by that statement.

“The … Read more »

Date November 20, 2013
Steve Williams

Energy for a better world: Steve Williams, Suncor

Excerpt from a speech by Steve Williams, President and CEO, Suncor Energy Inc., at the Oil Council Awards of Excellence Dinner in London, England:

“Canada has a distinct role to play in the world’s energy future.

“When you think of our country, it’s important that you think of us beyond snow and ice, the Royal … Read more »

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