Booth Advisory Credentials

Understanding how to structure and deliver large-scale projects to get results is a rare skill. Catherine Booth of Booth Advisory has years of hard-won, hands-on experience in the science and art of project management.

Unique Background: Combination of consulting and operational experience as a CIO, resulting in strategic and practical approaches.

Reputation: An alumna of prestigious global consulting firms with high profile clients, CIO for some of the most recognized organizations in Canada, named Top 40 Under 40, and Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

Proven Track Record: Brings more than 25 years of experience and an excellent track record for on-time, on-budget, on-scope project completion.

Large Scale Projects: One of few specialists who has successfully managed large scale, multi-year complex transformation projects.

Project Successes

Catherine Booth of Booth Advisory has successfully delivered a wide variety of projects, each with an investment profile of between $50M to $250M, across a diverse range of industries, while working with consulting firms, as a senior I.T. executive, and as an independent advisor.


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Supply Chain Transformation at Major Retailer

Engaged to co-lead a major 4 year supply chain transformation at one of Canada’s largest retailers. Included sweeping changes to processes, policies, physical facilities, and systems. Project was completed on time and on budget.


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Online Business Startup at Major Retailer

Led all I.T. components of a high profile retailer’s online business startup, delivering on time and on budget within a very compressed schedule.


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Shared Services Transformation at 10 Hospitals

Brought in as CIO to manage a major and complex transformation: the transition of 10 hospitals onto a shared back office platform (supply chain and finance) with common processes and systems. The 2-year project was completed on time and on budget.


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Clinical Transformation at Large Academic Hospital

Led Canada’s largest teaching hospital through the launch and business case for an enterprise-wide transformation of its Electronic Patient Record and clinical systems.


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Cloud Systems Implementation at Software Provider

Provided an I.T. organizational assessment and redesign, coached internal staff through the implementation of cloud-based solutions in the finance and customer support domains, and served as interim CIO.


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Major Technology Refresh at Grocery Retailer

Led an enterprise-wide, transformational technology refresh, I.T. organizational redesign, and significant outsourcing. This included transformation of the budgeting, apparel merchandising, forecasting, warehousing, finance, and store operations processes and systems.

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Catherine Booth of Booth Advisory is a seasoned executive and consultant specializing in the management of large-scale, complex, technology-based transformation projects and IT operational improvements for a diverse range of clients.

Catherine is currently Vice Chair of the Board of the University of Waterloo, and has served on numerous other corporate and not-for-profit Boards. She is a Certified Management Consultant and was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2003 and one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in 2009. She is a frequent speaker on transformational leadership and teaches project and change management at the university level.

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