Local government | September 28, 2021
The City of Mississauga is proud to announce the selection of Maurice Swaby as its new Director of Corporate Business Services, effective October 4, 2021.
“It’s a pleasure to welcome Maurice to his new role and the City’s extended leadership team,” said Shari Lichterman, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer. “During his time in Community Services, Maurice has distinguished himself as someone who can handle complex projects and a diverse portfolio. A dynamic team leader, Maurice will be a welcome addition to our City’s leadership team, bringing strong business acumen and a track record of delivering results.”
The newly created Corporate Business Services portfolio is primarily a consolidation of two previous divisions. In his role as Director, Maurice will oversee Materiel Management, Realty Services, Corporate Performance and Innovation, 311 Citizen Contact Centre and Digital Strategy and Experience.
“I’ve been proud to work for the City of Mississauga for the last 13 years and to lead many transformative initiatives,” said Swaby. “I look forward to working with the Mayor and Council, the City’s Leadership Team and the Corporate Services Team to drive change and ensure Mississauga remains a leader, always striving to deliver better results for the residents we serve.”
In his current role as Manager, Business Planning, Maurice has overseen a portfolio that includes Community Services Marketing, City-wide corporate sponsorship, and a team of business advisors and analysts. Maurice has led several key departmental initiatives over the years, including leading the development of the Community Services Master Plans (Future Directions) for five divisions and brings a depth of experience in managing large projects and the negotiation of strategic agreements and partnerships with the private sector.
Maurice has over 20 years of public sector experience in the areas of business services, planning, policy development and environmental management. Prior to joining the City, Maurice was a part of an international team that worked on various programs in the Caribbean that was focused on building municipal planning capacity, regional economic growth and environmental sustainability. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Science from the University of the West Indies. He also has a Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
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