Diane J. Brisebois

Diane J. Brisebois

President and Chief Executive Officer
Retail Council of Canada

Diane J. Brisebois is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Retail Council of Canada (RCC) since 1995. Retail Council is the largest retail association in the country representing more than 45,000 retail establishments of all shapes and sizes from coast to coast.

Prior to joining RCC, Diane held the position of President and CEO of the Canadian Office Products Association for 14 years. She has spent more than 37 years leading retail industry associations in Canada.

Diane has and continues to serve on several boards. She currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Stewardship Ontario, and the Advisory Boards of the St. Mary's David Sobey Centre for Retail, the School of Retailing at the University of Alberta and The Federation of International Retail Associations. Diane also served as the Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Society of Association Executives, the Traffic Injury Research Foundation, the Fair Factory Clearinghouse and The Federation of International Retail Associations. In addition, she served as a Director on the Board of the Quebec Employers Council, Covenant House Toronto, the Board of the School of Retail at Ryerson University, the Business Advisory Board of the World Wildlife Federation and the Capital Fundraising Committee of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation (CAMH).