June 27, 2016
Before joining Sprint, Ismat served as senior vice president of human resources for Sam’s Club. Previous experience includes roles as senior vice president of business capability and human resources for Sears Canada, vice president of human resources at MDS Pharmaceuticals in the U.S., as well as vice president human resources and communications/chief privacy officer of Corby Distilleries.
Through her career, Ismat has gained extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, strategy, process improvement, driving operational effectiveness and change management. Ismat has worked in multiple industries, including retail, financial services, technology, pharmaceutical, mining and metals, spirits, manufacturing and plastics.
Ismat earned a Master's of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and completed her undergraduate work at the University of Toronto. Ismat also has certifications in Board Governance and HR internationally.
Ismat has four children and lives in Kansas.