Deborah C. Sawyer



• Over 30 years of business experience, primarily as an entrepreneur. Started own firm in Canada in 1979 and, in 1990, set up an affiliated corporation in the US.

• Consultant and research support for mergers and acquisitions, business development, marketing, and competitive analysis to the following industries: pharmaceuticals, heavy equipment manufacturing, forest products, mining, hydroelectricity, financial services, aquaculture, automotive and information technology.

• Strong administrative skills and creative problem solver. Experienced with human resources issues and the value of establishing policies and procedures to minimize legal and other repercussions.

Executive and Management Experience

• President and CEO of Information Plus, Canada and US. Duties included business development, marketing, sales, client relations, human resources, finance and administration. Built the firm to annualized revenues, services and publications, of $500,000. Managed to survive and grow through two recessions.

• Owner-manager of an apartment building (investment property). Responsible for/oversight of: building maintenance, tenant selection and day-to-day management.

Board of Directors and Advisory Experience

• Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, Toronto: Served on Chapter board.

• Periodical Writers Association of Canada- Toronto Chapter: Served on the board as the Chapter President and then Past President.

• Homeopathic Medical Council of Canada: Served as editor of the Journal and advised about promotion, advertising, communications etc.

• International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine: Volunteer at public information sessions.


• B.A. University College, University of Toronto. Major in Linguistics, minor in Russian and Chinese languages. (1974)

• M.L.S Faculty of Library Science, University of Toronto. (1976)

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