These influential leaders, visionaries and passionate retail professionals discuss the most critical topics in the retail HR landscape.

Fil D’Urbano

Chief Leadership and Mindfulness Officer


Barb Keenan

Senior Vice President Human Resources


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

Michael Smyth

Chief Retail Officer

Mastermind Toys

John Benjamin

Vice President of People

Walmart Canada

Sara Bibb

Head of Human Resources

Bee Happy HR & Marketing Co.

Tiffani Bova

Global Growth Evangelist


Diane J. Brisbois

Diane J. Brisebois

President and CEO

Retail Council of Canada

Majid Charania

Director of Compliance

Competition Bureau Canada

Kristy Cork

Specialized Consultant – Healthy Workplaces

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Christopher Delledonne

Director, Human Resources


Natashia Dunham

Director of Real Estate & Construction


Courtney Elling

Hybrid Work Leader

Cisco Canada

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

Barb Keenan

Senior Vice President Human Resources


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

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