President and CEO, World Trade Centre Winnipeg
President and CEO
World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Mariette Mulaire has served as President and CEO of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg since April 2012. Previously, she held the position of President and CEO of Agence nationale et international du Manitoba (ANIM) since 2007 after having worked as the Executive Director of the Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities for ten years as well as for the Department of Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Most recently, Ms. Mulaire spearheaded the creation and hosting of Centrallia, the first international B2B forum of its kind in Western Canada. Centrallia’s inaugural edition was held in 2010 followed by its second edition, which was held in October 2012. Led by the World Trade Centre Winnipeg, in association with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, Centrallia was a resounding success and was applauded both by the Manitoban business community and by the hundreds of company heads who attended from thirty countries worldwide.
In addition to her responsibilities with the World Trade Centre Winnipeg, Ms. Mulaire has been a member of several boards and organizations including the Canada-Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (CIIRDF), the Manitoba Premier’s Economic Advisory Committee (PEAC), the International Network for Regional Trade Promotion Organizations (RTPO), and the International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTP). She is also Vice-President of the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques.
In May 2011, Ms. Mulaire received the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Award under the "Leadership" category. She holds a national designation with the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) as a Professional Manager and in Management and administration. In 2010, Mariette received the Quebec government’s Ordre des francophones d‚Amérique award, aimed at recognizing the contributions of individuals who dedicate themselves to maintaining and developing French in the Americas.