Sheldon Leiba

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Mr.
Sheldon
Leiba

Mr.
Sheldon
Leiba

Community Member


Biography

Sheldon Leiba is the President & CEO for Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT), the leading business association in Canada’s 6th largest city. The Mississauga Board of Trade represents businesses of all sizes in various industry sectors. As a not-for-profit, private sector business organization, the MBOT serves as the voice of business on issues of concern to the Mississauga business community and provides a wide diversity of business programs, services, events and benefits to help business develop and succeed. Mr. Leiba has consistently exemplified leadership in managing large, active and successful Boards of Trade. Since joining Mississauga Board of Trade in 2008, he has led a major renewal of the organization, enhancing its leadership role in the community and launching many new programs and initiatives to develop and connect business.

Mr. Leiba has been very active in supporting employment integration of immigrants initiatives, in particular developing the “ITS in Mississauga – Internationally Trained & Skilled” and “Skills Without Borders – Connecting Employers and Skilled Immigrants” award-winning program. Considering the diversity of UTM, participating in the UTM Campus Council is a natural extension of Mr. Leiba’s interests. Prior to joining Mississauga Board of Trade, Mr. Leiba was Chief Executive Officer for The Brampton Board of Trade.

Mr. Leiba’s previous assignments include being a member of the UTM Campus Council and Academic Affairs Committee. Mr. Leiba was first appointed in 2013, and is in his second term as Campus Council member, which ends on June 30, 2016.