Susan Carter, Sagen (Canada)

vice president of marketing and communications

Susan Carter is the vice president of marketing and communications at Sagen, formerly Genworth Canada. Genworth, the country’s largest private sector residential mortgage insurer, rebranded to Sagen in October, shortly before Brookfield announced that it will purchase all of the company’s outstanding shares. Carter, who commenced her current role in October 2019, spent a decade of her career with Equitable Bank as senior director of marketing, and before that, was managing partner of Blue Torpedo for three years. Other leadership roles held by Carter include vice president of public and corporate affairs at National Trust (merged with Scotiabank in 1997), director of public affairs and communications at American Express, and manager of media relations at York University. She earned an Hon. Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama Studies, Fine Arts from York University, and completed the Harvard MIT Public Disputes Program and Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.