Ceridian Leaders among Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women

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November 21, 2019

Ceridian (NYSE: CDAY; TSX: CDAY), a global human capital management (HCM) company, today announced two Ceridian leaders have been named as 2019 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners by Women’s Executive Network (WXN):   

  • Leagh Turner, President, won in the HSBC Corporate Executives category
  • Justine Janssen, SVP of Strategic Initiatives, won in the Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders category

“Leagh and Justine are highly effective leaders, who serve as inspirational role models and sponsors at Ceridian and in our community. I’m thrilled that they’ve been recognized among Canada’s highest achieving women,” said David Ossip, Chairman and CEO, Ceridian.

As President, Leagh Turner is responsible for driving revenue world-wide while overseeing the company’s go-to-market strategy and daily operations. She is passionate about helping customers succeed and fosters leadership across diverse teams. Leagh is a champion of Ceridian Cares and Ceridian Women’s Network and an active board member for Plan International.

As SVP of Strategic Initiatives, Justine Janssen is a driven leader focused on driving transformational growth across the business. She has been a strategic force in Ceridian’s evolution into the innovative, high-growth tech company it is today. Justine acts as the Chair of the Board of Ceridian Cares in Canada and is a champion of women in STEM as an active mentor and advisor to #MoveTheDial and Build a Dream. This year, Justine was named one of Canada’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’.

This year, Ceridian was recognized as a Best Workplace for Women by Great Place To Work® Canada and as a ‘100 Best Companies’ by Working Mother in the U.S.

Ceridian is a founding partner of #MoveTheDial, an initiative dedicated to increasing the participation and advancement of women in technology. And in 2018, Ceridian became EDGE Certified (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality) for its commitment to achieve gender equity in the workplace. To learn more, visit:


About Ceridian
Ceridian. Makes Work Life Better™.
Ceridian is a global human capital management software company. Dayforce, our flagship cloud HCM platform, provides human resources, payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality. Our platform is used to optimize management of the entire employee lifecycle, including attracting, engaging, paying, deploying, and developing people. Ceridian has solutions for organizations of all sizes. Visit or follow us @Ceridian


About the Women's Executive Network (WXN)

Women’s Executive Network (WXN), a member-based organization, exists for the advancement, development and recognition of professional women in Canada. WXN delivers this advancement through training, events, mentoring, networking, and award and recognition programs for members and partners. At WXN, equity, inclusion and the advancement of professional women make industry stronger and society better. Their passion is 100% centered on empowering women and creating positive social change. WXN currently operates in Canada and Ireland.


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