President & Publisher, McArthur & Company Publishing Ltd.
Ms. McArthur has been awarded RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001, has been on the Profit Top 100 list from 1999-2007, was the Consumers Choice Award Businesswoman of the Year for Toronto in 2005, and was chosen one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2007.
In its first nine years of operation, McArthur & Company has had 60 bestsellers, including 25 #1 bestsellers, split between Canadian and international authors, and between fiction and non-fiction titles. M & Co's authors have been shortlisted for 17 awards in Canada, including the Giller Prize, the Leacock Award, and the Charles E. Taylor Prize, and have won 7 of them. McArthur & Company is now one of the top three Canadian-owned publishers of Canadian fiction in Canada. Ms. McArthur holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, Hon. and a B.Ed. from Althouse College. Prior to her career in publishing, she was a teacher.