Toronto Global is a non-profit organization funded by all three levels of government and a trusted partner for international companies exploring business expansion opportunities in the Toronto Region. Created in 2017, Toronto Global is responsible for attracting greenfield Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the financial and business capital of Canada. Since its inception, the organization has facilitated over 240 investments representing $3 billion in total CAPEX. These investments have led to 35,000 total jobs (direct and indirect), enabling the region to remain competitive with other global cities. Toronto Global has negotiated successful deals with leading Canadian and global organizations such as Netflix, Sanofi AI, Twitter, Reddit and Magna. The Board of Directors is made up of a dynamic group of leaders committed to promoting the region to international investors.
Toronto Global is seeking additional Directors interested in playing a central role in building a resilient economy for the future. You are a recognized local leader, having demonstrated a firm commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and are ready to support Toronto Global and the broader community through facilitation, awareness-raising and partnership-building. Expertise in advanced manufacturing, life sciences, technology, financial services, food and beverage, and clean energy as well as experience working with or in Toronto Global’s target markets (U.S., UK, Germany, India, South Korea, and Japan) are of particular interest. Additionally, prior experience in government relations is actively sought. A resident of the GTA, you bring experience at an executive level in a major public or private organization, an understanding of economic development and FDI (Foreign Direct Investment), experience working, expanding and/or developing international market access at a C-Suite level, as well as knowledge of good governance.
Toronto Global has partnered with leadership advisory firm Odgers Berndtson. Applications from those meeting the above criteria are encouraged prior to December 31, 2023 and should be submitted online at https://careers.odgersberndtson.com/en-ca/28849.
We would like to thank all applicants but regret that we are only able to personally contact those individuals whose backgrounds best match the requirements.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Toronto Global is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Toronto Global throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
Odgers Berndtson is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all the work that we do. As part of our efforts to better understand our ability to reach as broad a pool of candidates as possible for our searches, our DEI team would like to encourage you to take a moment and access our Self-Declaration Form.