John Pershing was Appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Canadian Tire

Date of management change: August 13, 2019 

What Happened?

Toronto, ON-based Canadian Tire Appointed John Pershing as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer


About the Company

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is one of Canada`s most-shopped general retailers and the country`s largest sporting goods retailer, with more than 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets from coast-to-coast. Our primary retail business categories - Automotive, Living, Fixing, Sports, Playing and Apparel - are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division. For 90 years we have been preparing Canadians for everyday life in Canada. Today, Canadian Tire employs nearly 85,000 people across the country. Through the strength of our family of businesses, which include Canadian Tire Retail, Canadian Tire Gas+, PartSource, Canadian Tire Financial Services, Mark’s and FGL Sports, the Canadian Tire brand stands apart in its commitment to innovation, breadth of product offerings and overall value for consumers. Only an experienced retailer like Canadian Tire can understand the things Canadians hold dear because they are dear to us as well. We celebrate the changing of the seasons along with Canadians. We obsess about hockey and make fixing fun. No one knows the ins and outs of cars and driving like we do. 90 years after its inception, Canadian Tire has a history of evolving to reflect the everyday needs and wants of Canadians. Our businesses serve the breadth of our customers’ needs. Our iconic brand holds 98% instant recognition among Canadians. That’s the power of the Canadian Tire triangle.


About the Person

John E. Pershing is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Canadian Tire. Previously, John held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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