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News release: May 16, 2023

Peel Region appoints Deborah Arsenault as Director of Human Resources

Deborah Arsenault

Brampton, ON. (May 16, 2023) - Peel Region announces Deborah Arsenault as the new Director of Human Resources. In her role, Deborah will provide strategic leadership and direction to the human resources team to ensure the delivery of human resources services and programs.

Over her 25-year career, Deborah held several senior human resources positions, most recently as Head of HR Operations and Employee Service Centre Extendicare Inc. and Global Head, HR Business Excellence at Citco Group of Companies.

Deborah has extensive expertise developing innovative forward-thinking solutions and aligning workforce practices with organizational governance to effectively improve operations. She is passionate about designing and implementing efficient HR processes and systems to foster equitable and inclusive work environments.

Deborah is a Certified Human Resources Professional. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Administration, from the University of Ottawa, as well as several leadership certifications from Schulich School of Business and Rotman School of Management. Learn more about Deborah here.

I am pleased to welcome Deborah to Peel Region. Her wealth of specialized human resources expertise and leadership experience make her a great asset to lead our human resources team at Peel.

Patricia Caza, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services

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Tatiana Marmora
Manager, Corporate Communications
Region of Peel

About Peel Region

In 2024, Peel Region marks its 50th anniversary. Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe, and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 200,000 businesses in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information explore and follow us on X @regionofpeel and Instagram

On December 13, 2023, the Ontario government announced that Peel Region will not be dissolved, and that Bill 112 legislation will be updated to reflect service delivery in Peel. Services for residents and businesses will continue without interruption. For updates and more information, visit Peel's transition page.