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From Candidate to Professional - HR Careers with McCain Foods Ltd-FR

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Feb 14, 2018

Category: News and Notices

How much do you know about the world of human resource management? How much do you know about McCain Foods? Join us on Friday, Feb. 23 to learn about how HRM works at McCain Foods, at its home base in Florenceville, NB, and at the 53 plants it operates in 160 countries around the world, employing 20,000 people.

UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class is proud to host Alison DeMille, Chief Human Resources Officer with McCain Foods, on February 23, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., in T303. Alison will be speaking on the topic “HR Careers at McCain Foods Ltd: From Candidate to Professional.”

Her talk will concentrate on the HR career opportunities available at McCain Foods, but you will learn about the interesting history and worldwide operations of one of New Brunswick’s most successful companies.  You will also learn what it takes to be a committed and successful professional, no matter where you end up working.

Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register, contact the Faculty of Business Administration at or 453-4869.

Alison DeMille

Alison is the Chief Human Resource Officer at McCain Foods Ltd. Her Career in HR spans over 20 years with her primary focus being on growth, startups and organizational effectiveness. Since completing an advanced degree in HR & Labour Relations at McMaster University, and a Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University, she has worked in senior roles in multiple countries (Canada, USA, UK, and China) with a focus on organizational design, building culture, organizational transformation, and building/leading business-focused HR teams. She is particularly skilled in the role of trusted advisor to division presidents and senior teams.


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