Mar 30, 2021

Michelle Harrison – Chief Information Officer – Smythe LLP

By PFM Search

PFM Executive Search is delighted to announce the appointment of Smythe LLP’s inaugural Chief Information Officer, Michelle Harrison, who started her role in January 2021.

As CIO, Harrison will oversee the Firm’s technology and innovation strategy. Smythe views technological innovation as a critical element of achieving its vision of being the leading professional service firm in the marketplace and the creation of this position was the next step towards this goal.

Harrison joins the Firm with over 20 years of technology experience spanning the financial services, telecommunications, insurance and regulatory sectors. Most recently, Harrison was Director of Industry Experience and Operations for the Vehicle Sales Authority of BC, where she led a variety of business functions, including technology. During her time at the VSA, Harrison was responsible for developing and delivering the organization’s digital strategy, transforming and modernizing the technology to generate efficiencies and lay a foundation for the use of innovative approaches in industry regulation.

Congratulations on your new role Michelle.

PFM Executive Search is recognized as a leader in executive search and has been working with some of the most prominent Canadian private, public, and not-for-profit clients over the past 29-years. We are known for our ability to recruit senior leaders from around the world to top management positions.