CEO's talk (Oct. 7, 2002)By 10/07/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/18/2002 Senior executives climbed the corporate ladder by building reputations as tough, take-charge, decision-makers. Now in an era of teamwork and employee empowerment they’re being judged on the ability to nurture staff. Canadian HR Reporter asked leading CEOs about the people management skills of senior teams.Bill BlackPresident and CEOMaritime Life Assurance Based in Halifax, Maritime Life Assurance has offices in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. It employs more than 1,900 workers and was established in 1922. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.