FedEx International Leadership: President, FedEx Express Canada
As president of FedEx Express Canada, Lisa Lisson has risen from an associate marketing specialist to one of Canada’s most powerful and influential transportation executives.
As the leader of a team of over 6,000 team members, Lisson has helped build FedEx Express Canada into the most reliable courier network in the country, allowing consumers and businesses to connect with Canada and the entire world with uncompromising speed and reliability.
Since Lisson became president, FedEx Express Canada brand reputation has been consistently ranked as the best of Canada’s transportation companies as determined by Marketing magazine. Her team members have ranked FedEx Express Canada as one of the country’s best places to work, with a top-50 ranking on the Aon Hewitt Best Employers in Canada list in every year of her presidency.
In 2015, Lisson was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network’s Hall of Fame after being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women four years in a row. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her achievements and work in the community.
Lisson is passionate about access to quality healthcare for all children and, in 2013, she joined the board of the SickKids Foundation. She is also one of 13 Diversity 50 CEOs. Lisson holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree from the University of Guelph and also serves as a director of the board for the Business Council of Canada.