Shannon Lewis is an accomplished communications executive with 22+ years of experience, the last three of which have been in the role of President for the Canadian Media Directors’ Council. The Canadian Media Directors’ Council operates to ensure a fair and progressive media marketplace with members accounting for 96% of the total media investment, over $10 billion invested in the Canadian economy, jobs, and communications infrastructure. Consistently recognized as a highly motivated and transformational leader with accolades including Canadian Business RBC SME Top 25 Women to Watch. Over two decades, she has contributed to the success of global brands including BBC, Microsoft, Unilever, Diageo – plus media brands MindShare UK, MediaCom, AMVBBDO, BBH London, JWT, Cossette, and PHD Canada. Shannon is a proud mother, avid skier, arts advocate, and has been known to hike a few mountains, from Patagonia to Kilimanjaro.