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Lisa Campbell appointed Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition of the Mergers Branch

June 5, 2014 — OTTAWA, ON — Competition Bureau

John Pecman, Commissioner of Competition, is pleased to announce that Lisa Campbell has been appointed to the position of Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition of the Mergers Branch.

Ms. Campbell first joined the Bureau in 2010 as Deputy Commissioner of the Fair Business Practices Branch (FBP). Under Ms. Campbell's leadership, FBP has achieved a number of impressive results; these include the first and maximum administrative monetary penalty, leading an international investigation with agencies from several countries, and the first conviction for breach of a consent agreement.

Before joining the Bureau, Lisa worked in both the private and public sectors. Lisa has held successive senior management positions within the Government of Canada, in departments, agents of Parliament and agencies. Among other things, Lisa has been involved in transnational matters and the regulatory implications of emerging online business models. As a litigator in private practice, Lisa worked in the areas of criminal, competition and constitutional law.

Quick facts

  • Lisa obtained her B.A. in Political Science from McGill University, and her LL.B. from Dalhousie Law School. She has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1993.
  • Lisa writes on law and technology issues; her articles have been published in Canadian and international legal journals.


"I am very pleased that Lisa has accepted the position of Senior Deputy Commissioner of the Mergers Branch. Her wealth of expertise in enforcement and regulatory matters, as well as litigation experience, will be welcomed assets in fulfilling her new duties."

John Pecman, Commissioner of Competition


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