Peter Edwards

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Peter Edwards
Vice-President Human Resources and Industrial Relations
Canadian Pacific

Peter Edwards, Vice-President Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Canadian Pacific

Peter Edwards was appointed Vice-President Human Resources and Industrial Relations in August 2010, responsible for the integrated function across North America.

Prior to joining Canadian Pacific in 2009 as Vice-President Human Resources, Peter held senior positions at Labatt Breweries / Interbew and Canadian National Railway. He has also co-authored two books on managing a changing railway (How We Work and Why and Change, Leadership, Mud and Why) to establishing individual employee performance scorecards. Peter also co-authored Switchpoints: Culture Change on the Fastrack.

He currently serves on the Boards of the School of Industrial Relations and the Centre for Industrial Relations at Queen’s University.

Peter holds an undergraduate and Master of Industrial Relations degrees from Queen’s University in Ontario.

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