Chamber executive director steps down

Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce executive director Lisa Caruth is stepping down, the board of directors announced Wednesday.

Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce executive director Lisa Caruth is stepping down, the board of directors announced Wednesday.

After two years with the chamber, Caruth will return to the pharmaceutical industry.

“Managing the chamber has been challenging and exciting,” Caruth said. “Throughout my time with the chamber, I have constantly been sustained by the brilliance and commitment of the people I have had the honour to work with. I am leaving a dynamic and progressive organization that truly is the ‘Voice of Business.’ The Board of Directors should be proud of what has been accomplished in the past two years.”

Caruth said she was proud of here association with the Chamber, adding “I’m taking this action, after lengthy consideration.”

Before joining the Chamber, Caruth held a position in the pharmaceutical industry. She is now returning to the industry for a new opportunity with Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceutical Group.

The Board of Directors plans to explore a full range of options as it considers Caruth’s successor.