Gillian Platt was Appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer at Finning

Date of management change: July 15, 2014 

What Happened?

Vancouver, BC-based Finning has Appointed Gillian Platt as Chief Human Resources Officer

 

About the Company

Finning is the world`s largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service for over 80 years. The Company sells, rents and provides parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in various industries, including mining, construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications. With our broad product support infrastructure and unmatched service capabilities, we deliver solutions that enable customers to achieve the lowest equipment owning and operating costs while maximizing uptime. Finning employs about 13,000 people world-wide and operates in three geographies, with the head office in Vancouver, Canada.

 

About the Person

Gillian Platt joined Finning International Inc. as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in July of 2014.   Ms. Platt brings to Finning extensive senior leadership experience spanning a variety of industries, geographies and roles.   She has held a number of leadership positions in human resources, corporate affairs, strategy and corporate development, including Executive Vice President of Human Resources, North America at Aviva, a multinational insurance company.   Ms. Platt also previously served as Vice President, Human Resources Planning and Development for Hudson’s Bay Company and Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Human Resources for Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.   Ms. Platt holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Masters of Education.

 

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