President of FedEx Express Canada Writes New Memoir on Breaking the Glass Ceiling

TORONTODecember 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Lisa Lisson, the first woman to be appointed President at FedEx Express, has released her first book, Resilience: Navigating Life, Loss, and the Road to Success, across the United Kingdom.

Resilience, which has become a #1 Bestseller in the Leadership and Business category in Canada, is part memoir of personal loss, and part leadership guide, as she describes her ascent up the corporate ladder at one of the world’s most recognized brands.

Lisson is a powerful and inspirational advocate for women’s advancement, and her story of breaking through the glass ceiling to become one of the industry’s top business leaders is now available for purchase on and, and in select stores.

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Lisson’s inspiring memoir shares her hard-won insights on surviving devastating personal loss as well as on how to succeed as a woman in the corporate world … Lisson had humble beginnings and started work at the bottom of the corporate ladder. What set her apart from others, she writes, was her constant determination to do better, to increase her scope of knowledge, and to watch carefully and learn from others’ mistakes. Her story of breaking through the glass ceiling will inspire other women to aim higher, strategize more carefully, and reach their full potential, too. – Publishers Weekly

About Lisa Lisson
As President of FedEx Express Canada, Lisson leads a team of 6,700 employees at more than 70 locations across Canada. Under Lisa’s leadership, FedEx Express has consistently ranked highest among all transportation companies in Canada, and her employees have ranked FedEx Express Canada as one of the country’s best places to work in every year of her presidency. After being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women four consecutive years in a row, Lisson was inducted in the Women’s Executive Network’s Hall of Fame. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her achievements and work in the community. Lisa is a mother of four, and a passionate advocate for children’s access to quality healthcare. In 2013, she joined the Board of the SickKids Foundation – one of North America’s leading medical facilities for children. Lisa is the chair of the Human Resource and Compensation Committee, and is on the board of directors for the Canadian Business Council of Canada.

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