Magali Depras holds the position of Chief Strategy Officer of TC Transcontinental and serves on the Executive Committee. She is also responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability. This seasoned executive, with over 25 years of experience in senior leadership roles, has worked internationally, namely in Europe, Asia and North America and brings close to 20 years of experience in the packaging industry. As Chief Strategy Officer of TC Transcontinental, Ms. Depras oversees the development and implementation of annual and long-term strategic plans. In support of the Corporation’s commitment to operating its activities sustainably, she also leads corporate social responsibility (CSR), including corporate ambitions in the area of sustainability, and is tasked with aligning CSR objectives with TC Transcontinental’s business strategy. In addition, Ms. Depras works collaboratively with R&D to ensure the development of high-performance and sustainable products. Prior to joining TC Transcontinental, Magali Depras was Vice President of Strategy for Nakisa, a global leader in software enterprise business solutions. She previously held several leadership positions with CSA Group (Canadian Standards Association), first as Vice President, Europe, where she developed local conformity assessment and testing operations from scratch, then as Chief Operating Officer overlooking global operations and developing the organization organically and through acquisitions, and finally as President of CSA Group Standards. Prior to that, Ms. Depras rose through the ranks to become Chief Commercial Officer at Br. Hartmann, a company specialized in the manufacturing and sale of molded fiber packaging for food and industrial products. Over her 20-year tenure with this Danish publicly listed corporation, she held various Sales and Marketing leadership positions in Europe, first in France and eventually in Frankfurt, Germany between 2002 and 2014.
Ms. Depras holds an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IAE) of Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne, as well as a Master of Foreign Languages applied to Business and Trade from University of Lille. In addition, she holds a certificate in Board Governance from INSEAD, for which she is President of the Canada Alumni Association. Magali Depras sits on a number of Boards, including the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.