CGHRC appoints new Executive Director, Patricia Parulekar

TORONTO, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grocery HR Council (CGHRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Parulekar to the position of Executive Director of the CGHRC.   In her new role, Ms. Parulekar will be responsible for the leadership and management of the organization and its Board of Directors.

Ms. Parulekar is committed to furthering the cause of the CGHRC, and its mandate, stating, "I look forward to continuing and expanding the role of one of the most effective Sector Councils in the country."

Patricia is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in public policy, business development, labour relations, and public affairs.  She has led or conducted research in the biotech, agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, venture capital and tourism sectors, while also having worked extensively in health, education, trade, municipal, labour, constitutional, and finance policy. 

Prior to joining the CGHRC, Mrs. Parulekar worked as a Consulting Policy Analyst for the Thomsen Corporation.   She also served as National Director and CEO of the Canadian School Boards Association.   

Ms. Parulekar earned an MBA from Queen's University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Ottawa.  She is also a very active volunteer with many charitable and arts organizations, and is a Board member of the Ottawa Convention Centre and Third Wall Theatre Company.

Established in 2003, the Canadian Grocery HR Council (CGHRC) is a nationally recognized, non-profit organization funded by the Government of Canada's Sector Council Program that brings together representatives from business, labour, education, industry associations, government and other professional groups to support a collective response to the grocery industry's human resource challenges. 

SOURCE Canadian Grocery HR Council (CGHRC)

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