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Kelly D. Murumets

KELLY D. MURUMETS – President and Chief Executive Officer

Kelly Murumets assumed the role of President and CEO of Tennis Canada in March 2014. She joined Tennis Canada after serving for seven years as President and CEO of ParticipACTION, the national voice of physical activity and sport participation in Canada.

Prior to her role with ParticipACTION, Ms. Murumets was president of a publicly traded U.S. telecommunications company, where she oversaw the integration of four bankrupt/nearly bankrupt companies into one thriving organization that ranked 7th in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program. Throughout her career, she has advised leaders from Canada, the United States, South America and Europe on how to develop focused strategies and realize results within their organizations.

Ms. Murumets is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO-WPO) as well as a member of the Wilfrid Laurier University Board of Governors. She has worked and volunteered for the Children’s Aid Society and Covenant House, and speaks regularly to organizations around the world. She holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and a BA from Bishop’s University.

Among her many recognitions, Ms. Murumets was named as one of CAAWS Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity (2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012), CBC’s 10 Most Influential Figures in Sport (2012), and Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 (2009) and is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2013).

Ms. Murumets brings her passion for sport and physical activity to her personal pursuits. She enjoys tennis, skiing and scuba diving, and has summited Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Rainier. She resides in Toronto, Ontario with her partner, Roy Graydon.