Nina Kressler

President & CEO

Nina assumed the role of President and CEO of the Shaw Centre on June 1, 2015. Prior to her appointment, Nina was the General Manager of the Centre’s Food and Facilities operation managed by Aramark Sports and Entertainment.  A native of Halifax Nova Scotia, Nina has over 25 years of hospitality industry experience in senior positions in Hotels, Gaming and Entertainment, Convention and Congress Centres.    With experience in both B2B and B2C sales and operations, Nina has led teams in all areas of the hospitality function.  Nina began her career with the Sheraton Halifax Hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing, and moved on to senior sales and marketing and operations roles with Trade Centre Limited and the World Trade and Convention Centre Halifax as Vice President Sales and Marketing. In this role, Nina’s primary goal was to secure and introduce Halifax as a premier destination to host national and international conferences and events. Prior to moving to Ottawa to join the Shaw Centre team, Nina held the position of Vice President Business Development for the Toronto Congress Centre. Nina’s passion for always delivering an exceptional customer experience is engrained in her DNA and remains part of her personal brand each and every day.