Susan Kennerknecht is a well-respected, compassionate and energetic HR executive. Susan brings over thirty years of practice in the banking, leadership, human resources and manufacturing sectors. As VP HR with a number of international firms, she has built, led and delivered several innovative and successful corporate programs all the while increasing benefits while lowering costs.
Susan is a graduate of McGill University and is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) as well as an Associate of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (AICB). She is a proponent of seeing the HR function as a cost-avoidance center that enables the business in executing its strategic plan. Susan has consulted for national firms in the automobile sales and service industry.
Areas of Expertise:
- Organizational design
- Compensation and Benefits
- Change management
- Team Effectiveness
- Coaching and leadership development
- Conflict management
In her spare time Susan is active as a member of the Board of Directors of the ALS Society of Québec. Susan is also an urban beekeeper.