Carol Stephenson

Member, VANOC Board of Directors
Nominated by the Government of Canada

With more than 30 years' experience in the areas of financial management, strategic planning, marketing, operations, and technology development, Ms. Stephenson is a widely respected chief executive officer in the Canadian telecommunications industry. In her current capacity as dean of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Ms. Stephenson holds the Lawrence G. Tapp Chair in Leadership and travels extensively between London, Ontario, and Hong Kong to oversee the second Ivey school campus. Ms. Stephenson's previous positions include group vice president for logistics and for rates, regulatory matters and strategic planning at Bell Canada and president and chief executive officer at BCE Media and Stentor Resource Centre. In her role as president and chief executive officer of Lucent Technologies Canada Corporation, Ms. Stephenson led the team that increased the company's market share threefold. Ms. Stephenson sits as a member of the General Motors of Canada Advisory Board and as a director of ING Canada and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.