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From 2006 to 2017 Bill Greenhalgh served as Chief Executive Officer of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA). During his tenure, HRPA secured provincial legislation making it a self-regulating professional association; introduced a professional code of conduct, a new professional competency framework and new tiered designations aligned with it; was successful in obtaining unanimous support from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for establishment of a working group led by Bill to develop global HR standards using HRPA's new competency framework as a starting point.
His previous positions include President of the Globe and Mail; CEO of Thomson’s Western Canada Newspaper Group; President of Cinram International; COO of Shred it International; as well as various line and staff positions in general management, operations, marketing and finance with Nortel Networks. He was born in Derry in Northern Ireland and holds a Master’s Degree in Business from the London Business School; a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southampton University; certificates from the Senior Executive Programs in both Manufacturing and Marketing from Harvard Business School; and is a graduate of both The Aspen Institute Executive Leadership Program and the Directors College at McMaster University.
Bill has served on numerous boards including the Human Resources Research Institute (HRRI), the North American Human Resources Management Association (NAHRMA), the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA) and the Public Accountants Council for the Province of Ontario. He is a past member of the boards of the Toronto Symphony, the Commonwealth Games Club and the Canadian Foundation for the Preservation of Chinese Cultural Treasures.
In 2012, Bill was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution as a member of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association's Champion's Council.