- Proteges can articulate their career aspirations and strengths
- Proteges build a relationship with a Sponsor outside their reporting structure
- Gives Protégés access to a broader executive network.
The partner is a leading bank in Canada and a leading financial services provider in the Americas with 85,000 employees. They offer a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.
In 2013, the organization approached Felix to work with them as they were trying to ensure underrepresented populations were supported, developed, and sponsored to advance into more senior roles in the organization.
Impact & Results
Due to the results, the organization has now run this program for over 10 years and it has expanded to other areas within the organization including, Risk, Finance, Technology, Wealth Management and Personal Banking. They have measured, retention and promotion over the course of the 10 years Felix has been facilitating the Sponsorship program with strong success and ongoing commitment to the program.