Congratulations to Telfer School Alumna, Karen Kinsley, who was honoured as CEO of the year by the Ottawa Business Journal, at a luncheon held on October 30, 2009.
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About Karen Kinsley
Ms. Kinsley joined CMHC in 1987 and has steadily advanced through the ranks. Her positions have included chief financial officer, treasurer and a vice-president for both corporate services and mortgage insurance securitization. And then, in 2003, she was appointed president – the first female president in CMHC's history. Before joining the crown corporation, she worked at two real estate development companies.
She holds a bachelor of commerce from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. She has also recently been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Ms. Kinsley is the first CEO of the Year award recipient from a crown corporation. Previous recipients have hailed from the technology, real estate and entertainment sectors.