WCM Announces 2020 Executive Leaders Program Award Recipients

By WCM | | January 07, 2020

TORONTO | January 7, 2020 - WCM announces the recipients of the 2020 WCM Executive Leaders Award.
This annual award, now in its 12th year, recognizes professional women in finance who emulate the vision of
a diverse and inclusive workplace and who are dedicated to their career advancement through their leadership contributions in the Canadian capital markets. 


Congratulations to the 2020 Executive Leaders Award recipients:

  • Roberta Carano, Scotiabank, Global Banking and Markets
  • Joanne Hing, BMO Capital Markets
  • Maria Hushovd, RBC Capital Markets
  • Alana Johnston, Scotiabank, Global Banking and Markets
  • Priya Radha, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Louisa Spector-Noel, Scotiabank, Global Banking and Markets


Award recipients will each receive six months of individual career coaching, thanks to the support of WCM's
coaching partner Felix Global. 

"The WCM Executive Leaders Award is designed for ambitious senior leaders who are recognized by their firms and colleagues as an executive leader of tomorrow. This award reflects the growing pipeline of women moving into leadership positions and increasing diversity within capital markets," said Camilla Sutton, President & CEO of WCM. "I congratulate the 2020 winners, who are talented, engaged, and dynamic women, making tremendous contributions to our industry."

This unique program provides an opportunity for experienced female professionals with a minimum of ten years experience in capital markets to develop executive skills and enhance their likelihood for promotion. Since its inception in 2008, the award has recognized 56 female leaders in capital markets.


One of WCM’s core strategic priorities is to build the pipeline of women at every level in Canadian financial services. The organization runs pertinent programs, ranging from high school students to senior executives; designed to support the professional advancement of women entering, and those already in the industry. For more information about WCM's programs, please visit wcm.ca/professionals/programs.

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For further information:
Camilla Sutton President & CEO 
[email protected]
647-557-3358


About WCM

WCM is the largest network of professional women in the Canadian financial sector and the voice of advocacy for women in our industry. On behalf of our 2000 professional members across Canada, WCM is committed to accelerating diversity across the Canadian financial industry through advocacy, research, pipeline and programming. WCM unites global financial institutions in an industry-wide approach to close the gender gap, by working with our partners, members and stakeholders on initiatives that increase gender equality, diversity and inclusion. 


About Felix Global

Felix Global is a North American talent solutions leader specializing in high-impact Coaching, Career Management & Transition Support, and Team Effectiveness. Driving results for over 30 years, Felix has developed 75,000+ leaders with personalized career coaching and leadership engagements. We keep your people ahead of the curve, helping them thrive in the face of challenges created by rapid change in the
constantly evolving workplace. Felix: real people, real results


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