Cindy Newell

Vice President People and Culture

As the Vice President, People and Culture, Cindy is responsible for providing leadership in identifying and executing strategies and approaches that fully optimize OCHC’s talent and employee experience, fostering an engaged workforce, and supporting the achievement of business objectives in alignment with OCHC’s desired culture.

Cindy enthusiastically leads the HR team in the delivery of all HR functions, including organizational development, talent acquisition and talent management, total compensation, employee and labour relations, health, safety and wellness, labour relations, and HR policy and program development.

A passionate Human Resources leader, Cindy has over 20 years of experience leading the development and implementation of innovative HR programs and services in support of key business challenges in a variety of industries including retail, telecommunications, the electricity sector and social housing.

Demonstrating her commitment to providing mentorship to aspiring HR Professionals, Cindy teaches with Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business in the Human Resources Management Program and is an active Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) member and Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL).


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Day 1: Dec 7, 2021

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

PANEL SESSION: WORKPLACE CULTURE

Create a Comfortable and Innovative Work Culture by Utilizing People Analytics

Prepare for the new world of work with strategic HR transformation and continuously assess and improve your company culture with people analytics. Harness technologies to measure cultural information to give HR managers real actionable insights into your organizational culture. Take back to your office strategies to:

  • Examine and advance the effectiveness of your processes and procedures using employee feedback through data.
  • Improve insights across all areas of HR such as recruiting employee engagement and performance improvement etc.
  • Increase agility and collaboration and react to the new hybrid work model.

Day 2: Dec 8, 2021