Royal Mail’s Moya Greene to Receive Hennick Medal for Career Achievement

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Royal Mail’s Moya Greene to Receive Hennick Medal for Career Achievement

TORONTO, November 5, 2012 – The Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business will honour Moya Greene, former CEO of Canada Post and now CEO of the Royal Mail Group headquartered in London, England, with the 2012 Hennick Medal for Career Achievement on November 9.

Members of the media are cordially invited to the Hennick Medal presentation and reception, which will be hosted by TD Bank Group in TD Bank Tower, 66 Wellington Street West, 54th Floor, Toronto, on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Wayne Wouters, Clerk of the Privy Council; Mark R. Daniels, Past President, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association; Steve Halliday, Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets, TD Securities; James Roche, Managing Partner, True North Public Affairs; Jay Hennick, Founder and CEO, FirstService Corporation; and Edward J. Waitzer, Director, Hennick Centre and a Partner with Stikeman Elliott LLP, will be among the individuals who will pay tribute to Ms. Greene at the event.

Prior to the Hennick Medal presentation, Ms. Greene will give a talk to Osgoode and Schulich students about her journey to where she is now. Media are also welcome to attend this talk, which will take place on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 2.30 to 3.30 p.m. at Stikeman Elliott LLP, Commerce Court West, 199 Bay Street, 53rd Floor, Toronto.

The Hennick Medal is presented annually to a distinguished leader who has earned international recognition in the business and legal communities. Previous recipients of the Hennick Medal are Kathleen Taylor, President and CEO of Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, in 2010 and Tye Burt, former President and CEO of Kinross Gold Corporation, in 2011.

Ms. Greene, who graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode in 1978, has had an exemplary career at the intersection of business, law and public policy. She is the CEO of the Royal Mail Group and is a member of the board of directors for Royal Mail Group Limited and Tim Hortons Inc. Prior to joining the Royal Mail, she served as the CEO of Canada Post. Ms. Greene has held executive positions in several federal ministries, including the Department of Labour, the Privy Council Office and Transport Canada. She has also held senior positions at TD Securities Inc., the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Bombardier Inc.

Ms. Greene was recognized in 2003 by the National Post as one of Canada’s Top 100 influential women and in 2004, 2008 and 2011 by Women’s Executive Network (WXN) as one of Canada’s most powerful women for her work in the private and public sectors.


For further information, please contact:

Virginia Corner

Communications Manager

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University