Vice-President, Human Resources
Kim Forgues joined Wolseley Canada in December 2018 as the Vice-President of Human Resources.
In this role, Kim provides strategic HR leadership to Wolseley Canada’s senior leadership and HR teams. She is also responsible for the overall engagement and performance management of Wolseley Canada employees and involved in the execution of the company’s business strategy.
Kim has over 20 years’ experience as a senior HR executive in global organizations with extensive experience in the retail and industrial sectors. Most recently, she was a partner and head of the HR practice with Odgers Berndtson. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for managing national and international HR teams across Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia. Her key areas of expertise include: assessment, talent management, leadership development, coaching, organizational design, total rewards, labour relations, project management and process re-engineering, as well as the design and implementation of operating models.
Prior to her time with Odgers Berndtson, Kim held HR leadership roles with D+ H (purchased by Finastra), Home Depot Canada, CIBC, Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney Canada.
Kim has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations/Human Resources from l’Universite de Montreal and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Relations from McGill University. She also has a Master’s Certificate as a Certified Executive Coach from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC.