Saskatoon, SK, CANADA, 2015-10-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chief Executive Officer Scott Banda is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Ryan as Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) Vice-President Human Resources, effective Nov. 1, 2015.
Heather has most recently served as the Director Human Resources Advisory Services at FCL, a position she has held since rejoining FCL in 2013. Heather started her career at FCL in 1996 as a Human Resources Training Officer and left as a Human Resources Officer in 2000. Heather has also worked with the Saskatchewan Research Council as Manager of Organizational Development and spent 10 years with POS Bio-Sciences, where she held various positions, including Vice-President Operations & Corporate Affairs, Director of Business Development & Human Resources and Human Resources Manager. She also has two years of work experience as a Human Resources Specialist with Corning Cable Systems.
Heather brings the necessary energy, competencies and commitment to lead FCL’s Human Resources into the future. In her new role as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Heather will contribute to the overall strategic direction of FCL, foster productive relationships within the business, co-operative and local communities and collaboratively lead initiatives and relationships within the Co-operative Retailing System. Heather will be providing strategic leadership and direction for all FCL’s operations and regions in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Talent Integration, Performance Management, Total Rewards, Succession Planning, Workforce Planning, Diversity and Inclusion, Organizational Learning, Employee Relations and Advisory Services.
Heather earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, as well as her Certified Human Resources Professional designation. In 2006, Heather became sessional lecturer at the Edwards School of Business in the Organizational Development Department. She has also served as a board member with both the Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan and FoodTech Canada. Heather and her husband Sean have two children: Jack and Rylee.
Please join Scott in welcoming Heather to her new role as Vice-President Human Resources.
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