WINNIPEG -- The CEO of the Manitoba Museum is retiring after being in the role for more than two decades.
The museum announced Wednesday Claudette Leclerc will be retiring as of March 31, 2021. Leclerc has been the CEO and executive director of the Manitoba Museum for 23 years.
“It has been a tremendous honour to have served the Manitoba Museum alongside an incredible team of museum professionals for more than 20 years, so this was not an easy decision to make,” said Leclerc in a news release. “My passion for, and support of, the Manitoba Museum will never change.”
The Museum said Leclerc began her career in Manitoba’s arts and culture community in 1984 through leading the Winnipeg International Children’s Festival. She then worked for the Folk Arts Council, before joining the Manitoba Museum in 1998. The Museum said she is its longest-serving CEO and executive director in its 50-year history.