Toronto CHRO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CHROs in the Toronto community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today.

  1. Leading through a new employee experience
  2. Redesigning HR strategies, structures, and service delivery models
  3. Modernizing mental health and well-being programs in a new era of work

Toronto CHRO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Toronto CHRO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Co-Chairs

Sonia Boyle headshot

Sonia Boyle

TD Bank Group
VP, Human Resources

Cathie Brow headshot

Cathie Brow

Revera
SVP, Human Resources & Communications

Kylie Jimenez headshot

Kylie Jimenez

Toyota Motor Corporation
Regional HR & Administration Officer

Barb Keenan headshot

Barb Keenan

Liquor Control Board of Ontario
SVP, Human Resources

Marcia Mendes-d'Abreu headshot

Marcia Mendes-d'Abreu

Foresters Financial
Global Chief Human Resources Officer

Rashid Wasti headshot

Rashid Wasti

George Weston Ltd.
EVP & Chief Talent Officer

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Tova White

Coca-Cola Canada
VP, Human Resources and Communications

Members

Omo Akintan

City of Toronto
Chief People Officer

Marla Allan

Grand & Toy, Office Depot Canada
VP, Human Resources

Lorraine Blair

CI Financial
Chief Talent Officer & EVP, Human Resources

Michel Boucher

Royal Canadian Mint
VP, Human Resources

Cindy Bush

Cineplex
Chief Human Resources Officer

Stephanie Butt Thibodeau

EDC
SVP, Human Resources

Sebastian Calvo

Apotex
VP, Human Resources - Global Business Human Resources

Mohammed Chahdi

Dell EMC
Global Director, Human Resources Services

Laurel Clark

Jazz Aviation LP
VP, Corporate Human Resources

Alexis Corbett

Bank of Canada
Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kelly Davis

Sunwing Travel Group
Chief People Officer

Alison DeMille

McCain Foods
CHRO

Deanne Dillon

HUB International Ontario
Chief People Officer

Steve Dryburgh

Johnson & Johnson Canada
Head of HR, Canada

Roger Fulton

Linamar Corp
EVP, Human Resources, Gen Counsel & Corp. Sec.

Jo-Ann Giesbrecht

Woodbridge
SVP, Human Resources, Health, Safety & Environment

Scott Goodman

Avante Logixx
Chief People & Legal Affairs Officer

Barb Gray

Alectra
SVP, People & Safety

Stephanie Hardman

McDonald's Canada
Chief People Officer

Brian Henry

Bird Construction Company Limited
Chief People Officer

Michele Hoff

Epson America
VP, Human Resources, Americas

Matthew Hough

General Motors of Canada
General Director, Human Resources & Labour Relations

Erin Jackson

University of Toronto
Chief Human Resource Officer

Janet Joubran

Yum Brands - KFC Canada
Chief People Officer

Nancy Kennedy

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
SVP, People & Culture

Laura Lee-Blake

Campbell Company of Canada
VP, Human Resources

Janis Leigh

Hudson's Bay Co
Chief Human Resources Officer

Sandra Levy

RioCan
VP, Human Resources

Jane Lewis

Procter & Gamble
VP, Human Resources

Nicole Lichowit

Brookfield Asset Management
Managing Director | Human Resources

Laura Mably

Co-operators Insurance and Financial Services
Chief Human Resources Officer

Greg Mackie

Norbord
VP, Human Resources & EHS

Arielle Meloul-Wechsler

Air Canada
EVP and Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer

Susan Muigai

Walmart
EVP, People & Corporate Affairs

Nancy Nazer

OMERS
Chief Human Resources Officer

Andrew Pateman

Canadian Blood Services
VP, People, Culture & Performance

Brigid Pelino

Economical Insurance
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Gemma Piemontese

Toronto Transit Commission
Chief People Officer

Dorena Quinn

IAMGOLD
VP, People

Jim Reid

Rogers
CHRO

Darian Rich

Barrick Gold
Executive Vice President- Talent Management & Global Human Resources

Norm Sabapathy

Cadillac Fairview
EVP, People

Nicki Sabapathy

Cisco Systems Canada Co.
Head of Human Resources

Karen Scott

Softchoice
SVP, People & Growth

Emree Siaroff

Stantec
CHRO, SVP

Cheryl Stargratt

Tangerine
Chief People & Operations Officer

Caroline Stephens

Interac
CHRO

Mary Sullivan

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Senior Managing Director & Chief Talent Officer

Denise Thompson

Intact Insurance
VP, Human Capital Management

Paul Trudel

EllisDon
SVP, People & Culture

Beth Tyndall

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Chief People Officer

Kim Van Pelt

Accor Hotels
SVP, Talent & Culture

Mark Wilson

Loblaws
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Margaret Wu

Brookfield Residential
SVP, People & Culture

Ed Wyzykowski

Rexel Canada Electrical
VP, Human Resources

Nikki Zinman

Pearson
SVP, Human Resources

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

October 22, 2020

Toronto CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Work-Life Integration — A Balancing Act

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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November 19, 2020

Toronto CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Leading Leaders — Identifying Opportunities and Growing Talent

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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December 8, 2020

Toronto CHRO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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