Currently serving as vice-president and CHRO at Economical Insurance
Louise Taylor Green will become the new CEO of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) in Ontario as of June 4, 2018.
Bill Greenhalgh, former CEO of HRPA, resigned in September 2017. Gary Monk, HRPA vice-president of finance and IT, assumed the role of interim CEO.
"Louise is a seasoned senior executive who brings a proven track record of successful business and culture transformations in a broad range of heavily regulated industries. She is absolutely the right person to move the organization forward at this important time."
Taylor Green has been practising HR for more than 20 years. She is currently senior vice-president and CHRO at Economical Insurance.
"I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the HRPA team," she said. "HRPA has such a high-performing board and a team of incredibly talented people who are all aligned in their shared commitment to regulatory excellence. HRPA and our members understand the increasing complexity in workplaces today. This is such an important time for HR professionals to be adding value in their organizations and I am really excited to work with all of our chapters and partners in championing HR excellence."
Previously, Taylor Green was the executive director of the National Nursing Assessment Service. Prior to that, she was executive vice-president of corporate affairs and strategy and CHRO for Hamilton Health Sciences, an academic teaching hospital system.
Before moving into health care, Taylor Green spent more than six years in cooperative financial services as the vice-president of retail banking and CHRO at FirstOntario Credit Union.
She also spent 11 years at Canada 3000 Airlines in progressively more responsible positions in Canada and the United States.
Taylor Green is a regulated HR professional holding the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), and Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE) designations. She is also a certified management consultant and professional certified coach. Taylor Green holds an MBA from Athabasca University and she completed the human resources management program at McMaster University.
Taylor Green previously served on the HRPA board for six years and was a member of the task force that developed the association’s professional competency framework, said Bonnie Seidman, chair of the CEO search committee.
"The search committee was incredibly impressed with Louise's background and experience — she's been in the public and private sector, has worked under all provincial and federal employment legislation, she's run large operational functions, she's been a P&L owner, she's run strategy and she's recognized as a truly transformational HR executive. We're delighted that we were able to attract a candidate of Louise's caliber."