Kristy Derkson

Kristy Derkson

President and CEO of CGI Canada

Kristy DerksonKristy brings more than 20 years of leadership in communications to GCI Canada. Her career has touched almost every sector and service area, from consumer to healthcare to corporate and beyond. Kristy is a master at solving problems—her passion for new ideas and approaches coupled with her demonstrated success in developing and leading integrated teams means her campaigns are always on the cutting-edge. From launching innovative products and services to lending her expertise as organizations build their brands and reputations, Kristy has seen and done it all.

Her world-class experience includes working with Amgen Canada, where she managed and strategized every aspect of the organization’s communications, partnering with Let’s Talk Science to launch Canada 2067, an initiative to shape science learning for Canada’s five million youth, and generating year-over-year awareness of the importance of physical activity for all Canadians with ParticipACTION. She brings this experience to her role as General Manager of GCI Canada, an agency of idea architects.

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