Alyson Walker named one of '5 To Watch'

TORONTO – Canadian Olympic Committee Executive Director, Marketing Partnerships was named one of the “5 to Watch” at a ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame last night in Toronto.

A Celebration of Leadership in Canadian Sport Business, presented by George Brown College and in partnership with The Globe and Mail, is an exciting new event showcasing young Canadian business talent and the remarkable things they have accomplished thus far in their careers.

“We are very proud to have someone of Alyson’s calibre leading our Marketing Partnerships team,” said Derek Kent, Chief Marketing Officer of the Canadian Olympic Committee. “She has always delivered first-class service for our corporate partners and her tireless work ethic and professionalism have earned her this new accolade.”

Walker joined the Canadian Olympic Committee in 2010 from Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. She is the service and marketing activation lead to Canadian Olympic Committee’s Corporate Partners and serves as the primary manager of the most senior corporate partner relationships of the COC. Walker and her team are responsible for the development and execution of the annual partner service plan and marketing activation programs for each of the Canadian Olympic Committee’s corporate partners.