Sarah Paquet, LLL ’93 and LLB ’01, has been awarded the CIBC Executive Leaders distinction by WXN, the only national organization that meaningfully propels and celebrates the advancement of women at all levels, in all sectors, and of all ages.
The Top 100 Awards are given to “women who personify what it means to be powerful through the way they empower and champion others, influence change, and stand up for all of us. And as Top 100 winners, they stand among more than 1,000 powerful leaders across Canada who share that honour.”
Sarah Paquet has been a dedicated public servant for over 20 years. In 2018, she was named the first executive vice-president of Shared Services Canada, where she worked to modernize its IT infrastructure. In November 2020, Sarah was appointed director and CEO of FINTRAC, Canada’s financial intelligence unit. Sarah is the Deputy Minister University Champion for uOttawa and a passionate advocate for women.