For immediate release August 22, 2023
(Mississauga) – Dear Valued MBOT Member,
On behalf of the Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee at the Mississauga Board of Trade, we are pleased to announce that nominations for the Mississauga Board of Trade’s Board of Directors are now open. As representatives of the membership, Directors play a vital role in exercising visionary leadership, establishing values and goals, setting policies and procedures, and supporting the employees and volunteers of Mississauga Board of Trade.
MBOT is seeking nominees to fill vacant Director positions that will support our large, diverse, and active membership. Our committee seeks expressions of interest from senior-level business leaders with prior board experience and the support of their employer to hold the position of Director for a 3-year term (maximum of 6 years). Nominees must be able to contribute to MBOT initiatives through attendance and sponsorship and attend at least 5 Board meetings per year (10 as a member of the Executive Committee).
While all eligible nominations will be considered, the Committee is particularly interested in nominees with expertise and experience in:
- Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
- Food Processing
- Real Estate & Construction and;
- Clean Technologies
To submit a nomination, please complete the Nomination Form. Nominations must be submitted to the Nominating and Governance Committee via e-mail to [email protected] no later than 5:00 pm on October 13th, 2023.
At MBOT, we are committed to building, creating, and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and accessible organization and member network. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
About the Mississauga Board of Trade
Since being established in 1961, MBOT has played an important leadership role serving and representing the interests of business of all sizes and sectors in our community.
Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city and third largest in Ontario – with a population of over 700,000 residents and more than 50,000 businesses employing over 440,000 people, including 60 Fortune 500 Canadian headquarters. Mississauga is where successful companies choose to do business. MBOT’s large, diverse and active membership has made us one of the most vibrant business associations in Canada.
As the “Voice of Business” we advocate on policy issues that impact local business at all levels of government and are influential in helping to shape policy decisions. MBOT also offers a wide variety of valuable business services and professional development programs, networking events and marketing opportunities, to help business grow, prosper, and get connected.