Karen Trenton is the senior vice president of human resources at Sherritt International Corporation.
Trenton has over 20 years of experience in the areas of organizational and leadership development. Prior
to joining Sherritt, she worked as a Human Resources leader at Coca-Cola Enterprises for 14 years
and prior to that at Imperial Oil Limited. She is a graduate from the Mount Royal University Public
Relations and Journalism program and the Rotman Human Resources program. She is a member of
the Human Resources Professional Association and serves as a director on the board for Canadian
Women in Mining. Find her article on page 27, that looks at the cultural demands of a global workforce.
Tom Murry is the retired CEO of Calvin Klein, where he ran the company for 17 years and facilitated
the brand’s growth from $2.8 billion to almost $8 billion. He is also the author of A Great Fit, due to
be published in 2019. Visit www.tommurry.com for more info. Find his article on the principles of
execution on page 43.
Mostafa Sayyadi, CAHRI, AFAIM, CPMgr, works with senior business leaders to effectively develop
innovation in companies and helps companies – from start-ups to Fortune 100 – succeed by improving
the effectiveness of their leaders. He is a business book author and a long-time contributor to HR.com
and Consulting magazine and his work has been featured in top-flight business publications. See page
45 for his article on talent retention.
Lisa Taylor is president of Challenge Factory and the centreforcareerinnovation.ca. Her organizations
address the myths, trends and challenges of the Future of Work. She is the author of Retain and Gain:
Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities and Retain and Gain: Career Management for Small
Business, both published by CERIC. Her newest book, The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future
of Work will be published in May 2019 by University of Toronto Press and is available today for pre-order.
Her article looks at retention in the non-profit sector; find it on page 47.
Jamie Hoobanoff is founder and CEO of The Leadership Agency, specialists in leadership recruit-ment.
As a professional recruiter with more than a decade of experience sourcing talent and hiring
leaders for some of the country’s biggest companies, Jamie has interviewed more than 10,000 peo-ple
and placed over 3,000 people in the Canadian workforce. For more information about The
Leadership Agency visit www.leadershipagency.com. Hoobanoff can be reached by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Her article, offering tips for streamlining the hiring process,
begins on page 23.
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