CEO, Weber Shandwick Canada & President, Weber Shandwick Northgpower@webershandwick.com
Greg Power brings 30 years experience in communications and operational leadership to his role as CEO for Weber Shandwick Canada, President for Weber Shandwick North and a member of the agency’s North American leadership team. Greg provides oversight to the leadership teams in the firm’s offices in Toronto, Detroit, Montreal and Vancouver.
Greg is client-centric by nature and loves the challenge of solving business challenges for clients. He specializes in developing master storytelling narratives, media and presentation training and provides C-suite advice and counsel. He is the senior counsellor for clients on reputational risk management, including crisis communication and issues management. His agency experience includes senior executive roles at Cossette Communications, Edelman Canada, Hill & Knowlton Canada and Rapp Collins Worldwide.
Greg is a former journalist who has produced radio documentaries for CBC Radio and Radio Canada International, and an internal communicator who led corporate and community communications and sports marketing initiatives for Avon Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from McGill University and a Bachelor of Journalism (High Honours) from Carleton University. He is community focused and sits on the board of directors for Factory Theatre, JFL42 and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research.
Greg lives in Toronto with his wife, Leah, and three daughters, Maxine, Paige and Cleo, and three, yes three, beloved Shetland Sheepdogs—Louis, Henry and Charlie.