2016 Zenith Award Winners
Fernando Garcia, Nissan Canada General Counsel, Government
Affairs and Corporate Secretary, is recognized company-wide
as a champion of diversity and inclusion. Fernando and the
North American Executive Diversity Council work to formulate
diversity action plans implemented throughout the company.
He transformed the legal department’s culture into one in
which diversity and inclusion impact how team members
engage with one another and the public. A naturalized
Canadian born in Argentina, Fernando is a passionate
advocate of diversity in law and an executive of Legal Leaders
for Diversity. He regularly speaks on the value of diversity and
serves on the advisory board of LSUC’s Law Practice Program,
established to ensure all students have an opportunity to
article. He was an executive member of the CCCA and a
member of its Mentorship and Diversity Committees.