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Colliers Canada Welcomes Ferial Sheybani as New Director of IT

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Colliers is pleased to announce that Ferial Sheybani has joined us as the new Director of IT, Canada. Ferial brings with her impressive experience as an IT and business transformation leader and has proven success in building large yet agile teams. We’re looking forward to working with Ferial and building on the excellent work she has done in collaborating with internal and external teams across a variety of industries.

Ferial worked most recently with SNC-Lavalin, where she was the Senior Director of IT Application Delivery for infrastructure construction projects and Head of IT for the Operation and Maintenance Division. In her role, she oversaw the operation and expansion of the full IT ecosystem, managing application delivery and operations across the team. Her work also involved the development of a roadmap for future platform improvements.

Ferial broadened her experience as a management consultant to numerous organizations and spent two years as the Director for Transformation Services with Telus Health. Ferial also worked with PwC for nearly 14 years in a variety of progressively senior roles.

Ferial is originally from Iran and lived in the US and the UK at a young age. She moved to Toronto in 1997. She is a certified personal development coach with Star’s Edge International as well as a career coach with Women in IT Canada and the Yara Association.

Ferial holds a BSc. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) and a PMP from the Project Management Institute.

Welcome to the Colliers Canada Team, Ferial!

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For More Information, Please Contact:

Pamela Smith

Senior Director, Communications I Canada

Vancouver

As the Senior Director, Corporate Communications I Canada, Pamela  leads and motivates the team responsible for executing external and internal communications, ESG  and diversity and inclusion strategies. She provides leadership to the communications team and advises senior leadership to ensure the successful execution of communications strategies and objectives. With more than 20 years of experience working with national and global media outlets, Pamela understand the importance of building relationships and developing consistent messaging to elevate and protect Colliers' brand.

A key part of the National Marketing and Global Brand & Communications teams, Pamela  is responsible for developing & implementing internal and external communications strategies for Colliers Canada to: 

• develop and ensure consistent messaging across all business lines - brokerage, real estate management services, Colliers Project Leaders, Valuations and Advisory, Strategy and Consulting Group, and shared services; 
• enhance and protect the Colliers brand and reputation through proactive media relations, issues management, and crisis communications, serving as a spokesperson for the company with media;
• engage our people from coast to coast - developing creative communications plans, and communicate cohesive messaging across internal channels to foster a diverse culture based on inclusion and equality. 

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