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Kim Miller is one of Canada’s most experienced human resource and labour relations executives. He is an insightful and energetic professional with experience in all aspects of business, labour relations, and human resource management. Kim possesses specific strengths in executive coaching and recruitment, outplacement, labour relations, compensation, acquisitions and mergers, and strategic organization development.

Among other skills, Kim Miller is a talented pianist.

Mr. Miller now maintains a private Human Resources Consulting Practice. In his consulting practice, he works with companies to develop and improve human resources systems and processes. He also coaches CEOs and other senior management. Mr. Miller leads and supports labour contract negotiations on behalf of client organizations. He conducts both recruitment and outplacement for senior people.

Previously, Mr. Miller served as the Vice-President of Human Resources for CanWest Global Communications Corp., a leading Canadian media company with 12,000 employees. Highlights of his tenure with CanWest include the development of a new Succession Planning Process; the implementation of an Executive Retirement Plan, Corporate Incentive Plan, and Stock Option Plan; and several executive recruitments. Kim also managed convergence and consolidation projects associated with the Company’s acquisition of Southam Publications. He also had ongoing responsibility for compensation, benefits, pensions, succession planning, executive development and staffing, organization development, labour relations strategy, and human resources policy and procedure.

Serving as the Vice President Human Resources for Trimac Transportation, one of North America’s largest bulk trucking companies, Mr. Miller effectively implemented organizational and employee integration strategies for five major acquisitions and dozens of smaller ones, with a view towards ensuring employee retention, positive labour relations, and capitalization of synergistic opportunities. Kim successfully introduced an effective HR management system and created a productive work/labour environment providing a distinct, strategic advantage for Trimac, making the company a “preferred place to work” within the industry.

Kim began his career in British Columbia with Alcan. As the Superintendent of Employment and Labour Relations, he administered two successive collective agreements covering 1800 employees, including oversight of the grievance and arbitration process and implemented an absence control program to improve attendance and productivity.

Kim holds a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University where he was awarded the Xerox Canada Fellowship, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. Kim is a member of the Human Resources Management Association Leadership Forum, a director of the Macville Charitable Foundation, and has previously served on the Conference Board of Canada’s Human Resources Committee.