It’s been said many times that we are a product of
This may be particularly true of the university experience,
when young people are exposed to exciting new ideas and pos-sibilities
they’ve never considered before.
Such was the case for Amato Della Vecchia, whose chance
enrolment in a university labour relations course was the catalyst
that sparked a lifelong passion for human resources.
Now 29 years later, Della Vecchia is the Canadian human
resources director at WestRock Company of Canada Inc., a global
paper packaging company operating paper mills, corrugated and
folding plants, label printing plants, design centres, merchandising
display plants and corrugated paper recycling facilities.
Based in Montreal, he is responsible for 3,600 employees in 22
locations across the country, many of them unionized.
“THE MORE YOU KNOW
ABOUT THE NEEDS OF YOUR
INTERNAL CLIENTS, THE MORE
YOU CAN HELP THEM AND
THE MORE INDISPENSABLE
YOU BECOME TO THEM.”
HRPROFESSIONALNOW.CA ❚ JUNE 2018 ❚ 41