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SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, Donna Kinoshita recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Executives by The Globe and Mail

Symcor April 26, 2021
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TORONTO, ON (April 23, 2021) - Symcor is pleased to announce that Donna Kinoshita, Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, has been recognized for the 2021 Report on Business Best Executives Award.

The Report on Business Best Executive Awards is an annual program to celebrate excellence among non-CEO leaders at the SVP, EVP and C-suite levels. The 50 winners chosen for 2021 represent the best of Canadian leadership in five functional areas: Finance; Human Resources; Operations; Sales and Marketing; and Technology.

Donna Kinoshita was one of 10 winners from across Canada in the Sales & Marketing category. Donna has been responsible for transitioning Symcor from its traditional lines of business to future-forward, digital-first services through a carefully built and executed corporate strategy. Ms. Kinoshita is a seasoned C-suite executive with 20 years of deep experience in Payments, managing both global and domestic mandates. Donna is an advocate of marketing with passion and summoning the courage to be bold. Under her leadership, Symcor reinvented itself into a purpose-led brand that supported its growth strategy. 

“I am extremely honoured to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Executives for Sales & Marketing by The Globe and Mail. Canada has an impressive calibre of executives and I am humbled to be part of this fabulous list celebrating leadership excellence. I am very fortunate to work with a rock-star team that comes together to drive Symcor’s growth and success, while evoking pride and passion within the organization.” said Donna Kinoshita.

Winning executives for 2021 were chosen after a call for nominations for leaders at Canadian public and private businesses, not-for-profits, institutions and/or academic institutions. Nominations were assessed by the Report on Business editorial team based on career background, leadership style, achievements, and impact. Winners of the Best Executive Awards are profiled editorially in the April issue of Report on Business magazine. 

To learn more about the Best Executive Awards program, and to see this year’s winners, please visit

About The Globe and Mail 

The Globe and Mail is Canada’s foremost news media company, leading the national discussion and causing policy change through brave and independent journalism since 1844. With award-winning coverage of business, politics and national affairs, The Globe and Mail newspaper reaches 6.5 million readers every week in print or digital formats, and Report on Business magazine reaches 2.2 million readers in print and digital every issue. The Globe’s investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family. 

About Symcor

Symcor helps its clients get ahead of an evolving digital world with innovative solutions in payment processing, customer communications and experiences, and the prevention of fraud. Known for exceptional standards in safety and security, Symcor has been trusted by some of the country’s largest institutions as a business process outsourcer for the past 25 years. With unique expertise and infrastructure to drive efficiencies and mitigate risk industry-wide, Symcor is the trusted partner to support your organization’s digital transformation. 

Symcor is proudly Canadian with nine locations across the country. For more information, visit


Media contact:
Rita Dias
Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Symcor


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