Aurora Cannabis Appoints Dr. Debra Wilson Chief Human Resources Officer

EDMONTONAug. 10, 2018 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc. is pleased to announce that Dr. Debra Wilson has been promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective immediately.

Dr. Wilson joined the Company in June, 2017 and previously served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Debra earned her PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from Capella University, and her MBA from Royal Roads University.


Virginia Tech hires UVa administrator to be human resources chief

ROANOKE — Virginia Tech has hired a University of Virginia administrator as its top human resources executive.

Bryan Garey, assistant vice president of human resources for talent at UVa, will assume the position of vice president for human resources at Tech, effective Sept. 17.

Garey has worked in administrative positions at UVa for the last 10 years. He brings 25 years of human relations experience to the position.


Milford picks Giffin for its first human resources director

MILFORD – Selectmen have made their pick for the town’s first human resources director, if final negotiations are successful.

Milford native Maureen Giffin received the board’s unanimous approval Monday night, immediately following a round of interviews with the finalists.

Giffin holds a master’s degree in human resource management and currently holds a job as human resources director at the Dedham Hilton hotel.


Sony Pictures Hires Stacy Green to Lead Human Resources

Sony Pictures Entertainment has named veteran executive Stacy Green to the post of executive vice president and chief people officer, leading the studio’s worldwide human resources function.

Green will replace George Rose, who has led the group for the last 10 years and will be retiring at the end of the summer. Green is currently chief people officer for Group Nine Media, which include Thrillist, the Dodo, NowThis, and Seeker.


Seaspan Corporation hires Tina Lai as chief human resources officer

Seaspan Corporation announced in a press release Tuesday Tina Lai has been appointed to the newly-created position of chief human resources officer.

Lai will provide leadership in all aspects of Seaspan’s functions relating to human capital, including talent acquisition, communications, training and development and total performance rewards.

Lai has 20 years of experience as a results-oriented human resources professional.


BUSINESS Botanical Garden promotes Clark to human resources VP

Teresa Clark was named vice president of human resources for the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Previously, Clark was senior HR manager. She was appointed interim vice president earlier this year.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology, both from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.


Campbell names new chief human resources officer

Camden’s Campbell Soup Co. announced Wednesday it has appointed Xavier Boza as senior vice president, chief human resources officer.

Boza will be responsible for Campbell’s global human resources, including talent acquisition and management, organizational effectiveness, compensation and benefits, and diversity and inclusion.

He will report to Keith McLoughlin, Campbell interim CEO and president, effective August 1. Boza will succeed Robert Morrissey, who is retiring from the company after 15 years.



Upper St. Clair School District Hires Human Resources Director

UPPER ST. CLAIR, PA – The Upper St. Clair School District has hired Ray Hunter Carson Jr. to serve as its first director of human resources. Carson begins his new job in August.
Carson has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University and a master’s degree in liberal arts/human resources from Rutgers University in New Jersey.


Eden Leisure appoints new human resources manager

Eden Leisure Group has appointed Carina Azzopardi as the company’s new human resources manager.

Ms Azzopardi is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience in management and business administration. She is also an Executive MBA graduate which she obtained with distinction.

Ms Azzopardi joins the company from her last role as HR manager for another local group of companies.


New Waterloo Schools human resources director named

WATERLOO — Kingsley Botchway II has been named the new chief officer of human resources and equity for the Waterloo Schools district, pending board approval. Botchway currently is director of equity and engagement within human resources for the Iowa City Community School District, a position he has held four years. 

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Botchway went on to complete his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2010.