Wajax Announces Appointment of Chief People Officer
Newly created position to drive Wajax’s efforts in growth, people, and culture
Toronto, Ontario (February 6, 2023) – Wajax is excited to announce the appointment of Mark Edgar as Chief People Officer effective January 23, 2023.
Mark brings over 25 years of human resources management experience to Wajax, and previously served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Royal Sun Alliance Canada, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of RSA’s people strategy, including talent management, engagement, rewards and employee communications. Prior to that, Mark served as Head of Human Resources – Corporate for Centrica plc (the parent company of British Gas), and Head of Human Resources – Customer Group for British Sky Broadcasting plc (now Sky plc). Mark also co-founded “future foHRward”, a platform for the human resources community focused on leading-edge content, events and thought leadership. Most recently, Mark has provided human resources consulting services focused on helping organizations and individuals thrive in the new world of work.
In commenting on the appointment, Iggy Domagalski, Wajax’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said “As we continue to develop our ‘people first’ culture, we are thrilled to welcome Mark to the newly created role of Chief People Officer. Alongside his industry experience, Mark brings vital leadership and fresh perspective on the human resources challenges brought about by technology, shifting demographics and other market disruptors. We believe he will be an invaluable member to the Wajax team and look forward to his contributions.”
Said Mark, “It’s an honour to be joining Wajax at such an important time in its human resources journey. My passion is helping people achieve their potential, and I look forward to working with Iggy and the entire management team to build a vibrant and sustainable, people-centric culture which allows Wajax, its leaders and employees to thrive.”
Founded in 1858, Wajax (TSX: WJX) is one of Canada’s longest standing and most diversified industrial products and services providers. The corporation operates an integrated distribution system providing sales, parts and services to a broad range of customers in diverse sectors of the Canadian economy, including: construction, forestry, mining, industrial and commercial, oil sands, transportation, metal processing, government and utilities, and oil and gas.
For further information, please contact:
Iggy Domagalski, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Edgar, Chief People Officer