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Ms. Deborah Gillis E.

Chief Operating Officer

Catalyst Inc

Direct Phone: (416) ***-**** ext. ***       

Catalyst Inc

120 Wall Street

New York, New York 10005

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit membership organization expanding opportunities for women and business. more

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Committee Member
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Management and Technology
The Diversity Institute

bachelor Degree
political science

masters degree
political science

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Deborah Gillis, President & CEO, Catalyst

Deborah Gillis is President & Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst, the leading research and advisory organization working to change workplaces and improve lives by advancing women into business leadership. She is the fourth President in Catalyst's 52-year history-and the first from outside the United States. She is also the first internal successor from within Catalyst's ranks to hold this office.
Ms. Gillis brings a unique blend of strategic vision, operational savvy, and advocacy to her position. Her distinguished career at Catalyst includes roles as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Membership and Global Operations, where she led Catalyst's global growth strategy and expansion into India and Australia. Ms. Gillis joined Catalyst in 2006 to lead Catalyst Canada and became Vice President, North America, in 2008, introducing a new global membership model which enabled Catalyst to support members and their operations around walmart coupon code the world. She initiated Catalyst Canada's signature event, the Catalyst Canada Honours, paying tribute to champions of women's advancement to leadership in corporate Canada, and she instituted the Catalyst Connects series of events, in which senior executive women share their inspiring stories. In anticipation of the current attention to board diversity challenges in Canada, she led Catalyst's initiative to increase women in the boardroom, resulting in the successful launch of the Catalyst Accord and Catalyst's first acquisition, Women On Board®.
As a breast cancer survivor and a woman who has successfully overcome the challenges inherent in high-pressure, male-dominated environments, Ms. Gillis is a recognized advocate and expert on expanding opportunities for women and business. She is frequently quoted in the media globally, including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNBC, CNN, The Globe and Mail, and Economic Times, on issues related to talent and women's leadership. She regularly addresses senior leaders around the world in a variety of business, academic, and public policy venues.

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Congratulations to Deborah Gillis on her new appointment as Catalyst CEO. Check out the interesting work of Catalyst here.

Congratulations to Deborah Gillis on her new appointment as Catalyst CEO.
Check out the interesting work of Catalyst here.

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