Retail Human
Resources Conference

Thank you for attending!

Immerse yourself in a full day of inspirational speakers and talent leaders who will share the inside track on how they’re putting talent first at their organizations.

2023 Retail Human Resources Conference Speakers

Fil D’Urbano

Chief Leadership and Mindfulness Officer


Leigh Mitchell

Inclusive HR Marketer & Educator

Bee Happy HR and Marketing Co.

Alex Snelling

Chief People Officer

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada

Tanja Fratangeli

Chief People Officer

IKEA Canada

John Benjamin

Vice President of People

Walmart Canada

Sara Bibb

Head of Human Resources

Bee Happy HR & Marketing Co.

Diane J. Brisbois

Diane J. Brisebois

President and CEO

Retail Council of Canada

Kristy Cork

Specialized Consultant – Healthy Workplaces

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Christopher Delledonne

Director, Human Resources


Natashia Dunham

Director of Real Estate & Construction


Stephen Friedman

Adjunct Professor of Organizational Studies

Schulich ExecEd, Schulich School of Business at York University

Marie-Laurence Godon

Manager of Culture & Engagement


Kevin Graff RCC

Kevin Graff


Graff Retail

Frances Gunn

Interim Director, Retail Management

Ted Rogers School of Retail Management, Toronto Metropolitan University

Michael LeBlanc RCC

Michael LeBlanc

Senior Retail Advisor, Retail Council of Canada

Retail Council of Canada

Mike Jackson

Senior Manager, Human Capital Consulting

Deloitte Canada

Martine Lamoureux

Head of Talent and Culture


Eamon Leonard

Manager, Learning and Knowledge Solutions

Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion

Kelly Mawhinney

Partner and Career LOB, Toronto


Hetal Pandya


Deloitte Canada

This event has been approved for 5.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).

April 20, 2023

International Centre, Mississauga ON
RCC Human Resources Advisory Committee

The RCC HR Advisory Committee, comprised of retail human resources leaders, discuss practices and procedures and have been instrumental in shaping this conference.  They have recommend the topics, speakers, and trends that will be covered at the RCC Human Resources Conference 2023.

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