Edmonton Global Welcomes International Business Strategist Karra-Lee Gerrits
January 8, 2019
Edmonton Global is pleased to announce the newest member of the strategic team, Karra-Lee Gerrits.
Karra-Lee joins Edmonton Global as the Director of Business Development and holds an extensive portfolio in market entry and development strategy, innovation partnership development, investment promotion, strategic planning and execution, and leadership.
A returning Edmontonian, Karra-Lee has spent much of her professional career in various strategic roles within foreign affairs and international trade. In her more recent role as a Senior Trade Commissioner and Counsellor for Global Affairs Canada, she led a team focused in advancing Canadian company sales and collaboration with Japanese public/private sectors.
“Karra-Lee’s experience in and understanding of international markets will bring an important lens to our strategy and vision here at Edmonton Global” shares Malcolm Bruce CEO of Edmonton Global. “We’re excited to welcome her back to Edmonton to be a part of our team and share with the world what the region has to offer.”
Karra-Lee Gerrits will lead her new team to produce and execute strategies that target, attract and facilitate new investment in the Edmonton Region.
Please join us in welcoming Karra-Lee.