Christopher Cecchini, Vice President, Employee Experience and Chief Human Resources Officer
Chris has a broad suite of human resources expertise, including labour relations, pay equity, recruitment and retention, legal compliance, compensation administration, and mediation.
Prior to to joining Southlake Chris held the position of Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Director at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital and Vice President of Human Resources at Sun Country Health Region in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where he was responsible for all aspects of the Human Resources portfolio, including labour relations, occupational health and safety, compensation and benefits, recruitment, payroll, and scheduling across 28 healthcare facilities.
Chris holds the Certified Human Resources Executive designation (CHRE), the highest designation for a Human Resources professional, a Master of Arts in Work and Society and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Labour Studies and Sociology.
He is a part-time professor in business and management, teaching at Georgian College in Barrie.