President, FedEx Express Canada
Lisa Lisson is president of FedEx Express Canada based in Mississauga, ON.
She leads a team of 6,000 employees at more than 60 locations coast-to-coast, delivering customer-focused international and domestic shipping solutions.
Lisa joined FedEx Express as an associate marketing specialist in 1992. She quickly progressed and, in 2003, was appointed vice president of sales, marketing and corporate communications. She was appointed to her current role in October 2010. Lisa is the first Canadian and first female to hold the post of president.
Under her leadership, employees have ranked FedEx Express as one of Canada’s best places to work, with a top-ten ranking on the 2013 Aon Hewitt Best Employers in Canada list.¬ Lisa’s focus on service excellence and community engagement has also given FedEx a place among the 20 most respected brands in Canada.
In 2012, Lisa was inducted to the Women’s Executive Network list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100. She was also awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her achievements and work in the community.
Lisa is a devoted mother of four children. She is passionate about access to quality healthcare for all children and, in 2013, she joined the Board of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation.
Lisa holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), University of Guelph and is a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives.