The CIO Association of Canada Announces Executive Director Appointment


Toronto, ON, October 28, 2021

The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN), the only national professional organization for information technology leaders, announces the appointment of a new Executive Director. This comes after transformative membership growth for the organization which has grown to seven chapters across Canada to over 450 members, and the successful launch of the CISO Division. The organization continues to provide members the opportunity to learn about new business solutions from industry experts, attend online and in-person events, career advancement and skills training, and the opportunity for members to share and mentor next generation leaders.

Philippe Johnston, President of the National Board is delighted to introduce Lee Rennick, MBA as the newly appointed Executive Director of CIOCAN.

“We are thrilled to have Lee join The CIO Association of Canada as our newly appointed full-time Executive Director. Lee brings leadership and business growth experience from her background working in the technology, consulting and education sectors. She will be working alongside the Board of Directors and our members to build the CIO profession within Canada. We welcome Lee in her new role.”
Philippe Johnston, President, CIOCAN

Lee is a senior leader with extensive experience in management, strategy, financial planning, sponsorship, communications, digital transformation, marketing, and communications. She is joining The CIO Association of Canada from Six Trends a global digital agency where she was the Global Marketing Officer. Lee has worked with a variety of clients in her leadership role at Six Trends helping them to grow through digital transformation. Lee is looking forward to using her skills to grow The CIO Association of Canada’s profile in Canada and abroad through membership and partnership growth. Lee has also held senior roles at Proudfoot Consulting, Gilda’s Club, Pathways to Education, and OCAD University.

“I’m thrilled to be joining The CIO Association of Canada as the Executive Director. The organization provides vital support for technology leaders across Canada through education and networking events. I look forward to working with members, partners, and the Board to support the growth of the organization and technology leaders across Canada.”
Lee Rennick, Executive Director, CIOCAN

For more information contact: Philippe Johnston, CIOCAN President,

About The CIO Association of Canada

The CIO Association of Canada is the only national professional association that unifies all information technology leaders, including business transformation, innovation, and security. CIOCAN allows its members—leaders in the industry—to communicate their unique perspective and knowledge of the substantial issues impacting their profession. CIOCAN has steadily grown throughout the recent years and continues to focus on key growth areas applicable to the sector. Join CIOCAN today and help grow our profession across Canada.

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