Therese Brisson has been recognized for excellence in developing and executing strategic marketing plans for billion-dollar brands, growing sales, profit, and market share, and inspiring team leadership for almost 10 years in various leadership roles at Procter & Gamble and more recently as Director of Marketing & Sales Strategy at Kimberly-Clark since 2014. Prior to that Brisson was a management consultant for public and private sector clients with the York Consulting Group from 2002-04. She was a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick from 1995-2000.

Brisson was elected to the Board of the Canadian Olympic Committee in 2009 and Vice President in 2015. She was appointed to the Board of Own the Podium in 2009 and Corporate Treasurer and Secretary in 2012. Brisson is an Olympic athlete who helped lead Team Canada to a Gold medal at the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games, a Silver medal in 1998 in Nagano, and six World Ice Hockey Championships from 1993-2005. Brisson holds a B.Sc. from Concordia University, a M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Université de Montréal, and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business. Brisson is from Montreal and currently resides in Mississauga.