Nfld. & Labrador

VIDEO: The Newfoundlander running the Royal Mail

Moya Greene, the former boss of Canada Post, says her Newfoundland and Labrador roots helped prepare her for taking on Britain's postal service.

Influential Canadians Pt. 2

11 years ago
Duration 7:51
Newfoundland's Moya Greene is at the helm of Royal Mail, making her Britain's highest paid civil servant, reports Susan Ormiston

Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene, who holds the highest salary of a British civil servant, says her background growing up on an island helped prepare her for her latest assignment. Known as a tough boss at Canada Post, Greene faces a more daunting challenge of overhauling Britain's postal service.

Click on the video above to see Susan Ormiston's interview with Greene, part of The National's survey of the new Canadian rich and powerful, including those making their marks overseas.