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DESIREE BOMBENON SWORN IN AS CHAMBER BOARD CHAIR

Updated: Mar 24


January 25, 2022 (Calgary, Alberta) – Desirée Bombenon, CEO of SureCall of Calgary, Alberta, has been sworn in as the 119th Chair of the Board for the Calgary Chamber of Commerce effective January 14th, 2022. Desirée Bombenon is an entrepreneur recognized for her success as a business leader, innovator and winner of the 2019 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Prairies, the RBC Women’s Entrepreneur Momentum Award for 2020 and Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2016, 2017 and 2020. She has served on the Calgary Chamber board for the past seven years. Her past Board roles include Chair of Governance and HR Committees and Vice Chair of the Board. Desirée was affirmed and sworn in as Board Chair by Mayor Jyoti Gondek to lead Calgary’s business community alongside the Chamber’s partners, experienced Board of Directors, members and business leaders to build a bright future for Calgary.

“It is truly an honour to lead an incredible board and collaborate with the Chamber team for what will be a critical time for our city. We are working to build and drive a positive dynamic shift for Calgary, ensuring stakeholder value for our members and business community!” - Desirée Bombenon, CEO, SureCall

The Calgary Chamber of Commerce has been a conveyor and catalyst for the local business community for over 130 years. As advocates for Calgary business, the Chamber takes on complex issues to make it easier for businesses to grow and succeed. The Calgary Chamber is led by Deborah Yedlin as President and CEO.

“As we remain focused on supporting our members, Desiree’s leadership will help ensure we continue to evolve and serve our business community in every way they need us. Desiree’s expertise as an entrepreneur and her passion for Calgary will be instrumental in leading the Chamber’s board and bringing our strategy – and purpose – to life.” Deborah Yedlin, President & CEO, Calgary Chamber of Commerce

Desiree’s term as Chair of the Board for the Calgary Chamber of Commerce coincides with Calgary’s first female Mayor and the 2021 appointment of a female CEO for the Calgary Chamber, marking a historic milestone in Calgary’s history, with females leading Calgary through these key roles.

About SureCall

SureCall Contact Centers Ltd. Is a purpose driven award-winning BPO, A “Best for the World” Certified B Corporation® and a participant of the UN Global Compact. SureCall provides global outsourced custom solutions supporting SME’s to Fortune 500 companies, with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. For more information on SureCall, visit our website at surecallcc.com SureCall Contact: Kiran Layal; Executive Assistant to Desirée Bombenon & Director of Brand Vigilance; kiranl@surecallcc.com; 403-219-0008

About the Calgary Chamber

The Calgary Chamber is an independent non-profit, non-partisan business organization. For 131 years, the Chamber has worked to be the convenor and catalyst for a vibrant, inclusive and prosperous business community, for the benefit of all Calgarians. For media inquiries please contact Ruhee Ismail-Teja, Director of Policy and Communications at media@calgarychamber.com.

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