Takes over new position February 1
OTTAWA: Deepak Chopra is the newly appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Canada Post Corporation for a five-year mandate, effective February 1, 2011.
Until recently, Mr. Chopra was the president and CEO of the Canada and Latin America region at Pitney Bowes in Toronto, a $6-billion global mailing and communication technology company with over two million customers worldwide. Mr. Chopra held several executive positions at Pitney Bowes over his career, including that of president of the newly created Asia-Pacific and Middle East region, and vice-president of the Finance and Operations Branch for the Europe, Africa and Middle East region. Mr. Chopra is a fellow of the Certified General Accountants of Canada and holds a postgraduate diploma in business management and a graduate degree in commerce.
The Canada Post Corporation is a Crown corporation and one of the largest employers in Canada. In 2009, Canada Post delivered approximately 11 billion pieces of mail to 15 million residential and business addresses.