Mariette Mulaire is the President and CEO of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg since its official opening on April 2013. Prior to that, she was the President and CEO of ANIM since its inception in 2007, where she was involved in numerous economic development initiatives on behalf of Manitoba including helping to spearhead the creation and hosting of Centrallia, the first international B2B forum of its kind in Western Canada. Her previous economic development experience includes holding the position of Executive Director for the Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities for ten years, and employment with both the Department of Western Economic Diversification Canada as well as the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Mariette Mulaire represents the World Trade Centre Winnipeg internationally, sitting on several global boards of directors, including those of the International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTP), the International Network for Regional Trade Promotion Organizations (RTPO), the Canada-Israel Industrial Research Development Foundation (CIIRDF) and the Canadian-Turkish Business Council. She is also Vice-President of the Centre de la Francophonie des Amériques.
In addition to these responsibilities, Mariette Mulaire readily volunteers as an active member on several boards and organizations within Manitoba, including the Manitoba Premier’s Economic Advisory Committee (PEAC) and the Council for International Trade Steering Committee. She was also co-chair of the Canada Summer Games 2017 organizing committee in Winnipeg.
She was awarded the Ordre des francophones d’Amérique in 2010, was the May 2011 recipient of the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction award under the “Leadership” category, and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Mariette Mulaire holds a national designation with the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) as a Professional Manager, in management and administration.