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Catherine Baril

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Astralis Conseils Inc. (CRHA)
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    With more than 20 years of experience in human resources management, including 15 years in a senior management role as Senior Director, Human Resources, and expert in upper management coaching, Catherine has a solid expertise in organizational development, business coaching and leadership development.

    Having been the leader of a pan-Canadian Human resources department in an international pharmaceutical company, she was able to demonstrate her influential leadership, her strong interpersonal skills, her ability to lead and make important decisions on strategic and organizational challenges as well as her ability to support senior management in achieving organizational performance.

    Catherine is recognized for the implementation of innovative organizational development initiatives such as talent management and succession development programs, innovative HR policies that have significant impact on the company and on the attraction and the retention of talents in a context of growth and culture change. During her career, she has driven numerous organizational restructurings and proposed structural changes that have impacted greatly the organizations. Change management is at the heart of her expertise.

    Being trained as a professional coach, Catherine holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications-Administration from Université Laval in addition to have studied to the Master level in Human Resources Management at École des Hautes Études Commerciales of Montreal. With her expertise in multiples industry fields such as education sector, professional sector, manufacturing and finally in the pharmaceutical industry, she is recognized for her human and innovative leadership and her ability to coach upper leaders with impact.