OUR TEAM

CentrePort Canada Inc. is the master planner and facilitator of development for the inland port. The corporation is also responsible for business development and investment attraction activities that support economic growth and create jobs, and marketing and promoting the inland port locally, nationally and internationally.

THE CENTREPORT
CANADA ACT.

CENTREPORT TEAM

Diane Gray

President & CEO

Diane is a recognized leader with extensive experience in business development and trade. She previously worked for the Province of Manitoba from 1995 to 2009 and simultaneously served as Deputy Minister of Finance; Federal-Provincial and International Relations; and Trade. Diane serves on various boards including the Manitoba Technology Accelerator; MITACS; the Canada West Foundation; the Associates of the Asper School of Business; and the World Trade Centre Winnipeg.

Aimee Goyer

Executive Director, Marketing & Communications

Aimee guides CentrePort Canada’s strategic marketing efforts, corporate communications and media relations. She has over 15 years of experience working in economic development and investment attraction, and has previously held roles at Calgary Economic Development, Wellington West Capital and Economic Development Winnipeg.

Jill Chapman

Executive Director, Partnerships & Community Engagement

Jill provides leadership to advance CentrePort Canada’s strategic mandate through envisioning, cultivating and stewarding high value and performing partnerships, innovative community engagement and corporate events. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, corporate communications and community relations, Jill has held previous roles at Economic Development Winnipeg, Bell MTS and St. Boniface Hospital Foundation.

BOARD

David Filmon
Position: Chair

City of Winnipeg nominee

Chair, MLT Aikins LLP

Mike Pyle
Position: Vice-Chair

Business Council of Manitoba nominee

Chief Executive Officer, Exchange Income Corporation

Chris Lorenc
Position: Past Chair

Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce nominee

President, Manitoba Heavy Construction Association

Wayne Anderson
Position: Director

Government of Canada nominee

Chair, St. Boniface Pallet Company

David Barnard
Position: Director

CentrePort Canada Board of Directors nominee

President Emeritus, University of Manitoba

Tim Feemster
Position: Director

CentrePort Canada Board of Directors nominee

Managing Director, Foremost Quality Logistics

Monica Girouard 
Position: Director

Manitoba Federation of Labour nominee

Retired

Kevin Hooke
Position: Director

Government of Manitoba nominee

President, Sagres Development Corporation

Bob Silver
Position: Director

Economic Development Winnipeg nominee

President, Western Glove Works

Warren Thompson
Position: Director

Winnipeg Airports Authority nominee

Principal, Programs and Business Solutions, Stantec

Anju Virmani
Position: Director

CentrePort Canada Board of Directors nominee

Chief Information Officer, Cargojet Inc.

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