Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Real Estate at Cineplex
Ms. Fitzgerald oversees all legal, corporate affairs, real estate, lease administration and insurance matters relating to Cineplex and its subsidiaries; she also serves as Corporate Secretary. She has practiced law in both Canada and the United States, primarily in litigation roles in areas of corporate-commercial, securities, criminal, tax and entertainment. Ms. Fitzgerald is currently a member of the Board of Directors for each of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (serving on the Audit Committee and as Chair of the Governance Committee), the National Association of Theater Owners and the Movie Theatre Association of Canada (where she serves as Vice-Chair). She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Cinema Federation. Ms. Fitzgerald volunteers her time and expertise as a member of the Board of Directors of Outward Bound Canada (serving as Chair of its Development Cabinet) and serves on the Duke University Divinity School Board of Visitors. She was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society in 2012 and was honoured in 2014 as a National Post/ZSA General Counsel of the Year. She holds a BA in Public Policy as well as a Juris Doctorate in Law, both from Duke University and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors of the Rotman School of Management.