Retired oil executive to share strategies for business success

Roxanne Decyk, retired executive vice president of global government relations for Royal Dutch Shell, will offer her “Observations and recommendations to help companies become winners in the competitive global market,” as the next instalment of the Odette School of Business Breakfast with Champions speaker series, Monday, December 5.

Roxanne DecykDecyk retired in December 2010 from the oil, gas, chemical and refined petroleum products company, where she oversaw all U.S. media relations, communications, advertising, government relations and human resources.

Her extensive experience in communications and corporate strategy experience, reputation and brand strategy, international business, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, strategy development, executive compensation and leadership development have placed her among the handful of women who have reached the upper echelons of corporate America.

Monday’s event will begin with a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., follow with the presentation and discussion at 8 a.m., and conclude by 9 a.m. at the Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Avenue at Tecumseh Road.

The Breakfast with Champions speaker series is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. RSVP by December 1 on a first-come, first-served basis to Barbara Barone at 519-971-3678 or e-mail