The Refinery Leadership Partners Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Susan Eick.

Moving on from Vice President of Client Solutions at Right Management Inc., Susan will embed her previous experience in Professional/HR Services and Financial Services as CEO of The Refinery.  Merging her work throughout Canada and the US with The Refinery’s extensive reach across the Americas, Susan will further advance The Refinery’s 15-year focus on accelerating the development of business leaders to drive maximum potential in a rapidly changing world of work.

“The timing could not have been better for Susan to join us,” said Barbara Ross-Denroche, Executive Chair and Founder of The Refinery.  “Susan is the perfect choice to provide us with the leadership to continue building towards our vision of elevating the world of work and its contribution to a better world.”

Combining her MBA from Capella University, in Minneapolis with 30 years of professional experience in the corporate world, Susan is keen to get going in her new role.“In all of my years of consulting and professional practice, I have never come across an entity quite like The Refinery.  Their unique expertise in performatory development, culture, and organizational systems has the ability to not only accelerate leadership development, but to align it with increased, proven business performance.”

Susan begins her new role at The Refinery on July 24.  Please join us in welcoming her. You can reach Susan at and learn more about her at

July 24, 2017 • in News
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