Founder, Managing Partner
Wojtek is an expert-level communications leader with a proven track record of protecting and enhancing global brands and delivering sound strategic communications counsel to senior executives.
Before launching Provident in 2016, Wojtek served as the Vice President of CEO Communications at Manulife Financial Corp., one of the world's leading financial services companies. In this role, Wojtek led and advised on all aspects of the internal and external CEO communications strategy, from executive communications and speaking engagements to media appearances and financial results communications.
Prior to that, Wojtek was Director of Executive Communications at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of the world's largest banks, and the largest in Canada. In this role, he provided strategic communications counsel in support of RBC's CEO and its Chair of the Board. Notably, he played a leadership role in the internal and external announcement of RBC's largest acquisition to date, and led the development and launch of the CEO's LinkedIn Influencer campaign.
Also during his time at RBC, Wojtek led internal and external communications for the bank's largest business, personal and commercial banking. Prior to that, he led the communications teams responsible for the wealth management and capital markets arms of TD Bank Group, a leading North American bank.
Before his corporate communications career, Wojtek spent 10 years as a daily business journalist, covering a variety of sectors for Thomson Reuters, the Financial Post and The Canadian Press. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Ryerson University in Toronto and has completed the Canadian Securities Course.