International Women’s Day

This week, we’re celebrating #InternationalWomensDay by highlighting UPP’s highly accomplished women leaders, who help drive our commitment to creating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.

UPP statement on the crisis in Ukraine and Russian investment

Statement on the crisis in Ukraine and Russian investment

UPP is deeply concerned about the hostile events unfolding in Ukraine and the impact on the Ukrainian people. Our Trustee, Alan Jette, and CEO, Barb Zvan, were among the business leaders to issue an open letter to the Government of Canada in support of stricter sanctions against Russia and its leaders, and stronger humanitarian efforts on the ground and for those seeking asylum.

UPP member survey response period extended to Jan 21, 2022

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News UPP Member Survey Part One: Member ExperienceThe window to complete UPP’s Member Survey Part One: Member Experience has been extended until January 21, 2022. The anonymous survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and can be found here. UPP Member Experience Town HallsIn November 2021, we hosted two virtual member town halls on the future of member […]

An end of year message from UPP President Barbara Zvan

Barbara Zvan, CEO

News 2021 was a year of great significance for many, and for us at UPP. While the pandemic certainly brought – and continues to bring – its challenges, I saw the UPP community and world at large adapt, connect, overcome and band together in incredible ways. Just six months ago, more than a decade’s worth […]

UPP Welcomes Omo Akintan as Chief People Officer

Omo Akintan

News UPP is proud to announce the appointment of Omo Akintan as Chief People Officer (CPO), effective February 2022. As CPO, Omo will be responsible for all aspects of UPP’s people strategy, including performance management, talent development and acquisition, employee engagement and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She will also play a key role in […]