She is VP Human Resources, TD Bank Group, supporting numerous functions including Compliance, Legal, AML, Enterprise Project Delivery Excellence (EPDE), Marketing, and Communications & Public Affairs (CAPA). Her career expands 25+ years within progressive, senior HR roles in industries as diverse as healthcare, manufacturing, and professional services.
Sonia joined TD from GE Canada, where she was VP Human Resources, and led the HR strategy for the country, providing leadership and direct responsibility for GE Canada’s 7000 employees. In this role, she had responsibility for talent, compliance and HR operations, including talent acquisition, learning and development, total rewards and labour relations. She was also the Executive Champion for the GE Women’s Network in Canada. Under her leadership, GE Canada achieved Top 100 Employer status in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Prior to this role, Sonia was VP Human Resources for GE Capital Canada. Prior to joining GE, she held senior roles at Maple Leaf Foods and Deloitte.
Sonia holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees, in Labour Relations and Sociology, from McMaster University. She has also obtained her post-graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management and holds the designation of Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL). She is an active member of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario (HRPA).
She is a Member of the Board of Governors for Junior Achievement of Central Ontario and Co-Chair of the Governing Body for the Toronto CHRO Leadership Summit. She sits on the Advisory Council (Eastern Canada) for the Conference Board of Canada Council for HR Executives as well as for the IPMI HR Management Institute.