Sue Armstrong retired from the financial services industry in 2018, having served most recently as President & CEO of CDSPI, an organization providing advisory, wealth management, insurance, and health and wellness services to the Canadian dental community.
During her career, she also served as Senior Vice-President of Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada, with previous roles at CIBC Insurance and Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company. Prior to her senior executive roles, Sue was a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC),
Sue currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LawPRO), chairing the Conduct Review Committee. She also serves on the boards of Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company and Canadian Premier General Insurance Company, chairing the Audit and Conduct Review Committees. Previously, Sue served as director and Chair of the Audit Committee of McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, a public company in the educational publishing industry.
Sue has made a long-term volunteer commitment to Canadian healthcare. She recently completed her term on the Board of Directors of Michael Garron Hospital, having served as Chair for two years. Sue also serves as a director of West Park Healthcare Centre, as a member of the Corporate and Campus Development Committees. Previously, she served on the boards of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the George Hull Centre for Children and Families, a children’s mental health agency, which she chaired for three years.
Sue has been recognized by Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario with the distinction of the FCPA designation for her corporate and community service. She also holds the ICD.D. designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Active in organizations focused on networking and executive professional development, Sue is a member of Financial Executives International, International Women’s Forum and Women Get on Board.