Jamil Kara

Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Canadian Western Bank

Jamil Kara, AVP HR Client Support, joined CWB Financial Group in October 2017, where he is responsible for managing HR professionals that provide full cycle HR support to all departments in the Corporate Office and Partner Companies across Canada.  Prior to joining CWB, Jamil held both generalist and leadership roles, and supported or led a number of HR related projects in Talent Management, Employee Relations, Learning and Development and Recruitment and Selection.  Jamil has worked with Walmart Canada, where he progressed through operational and corporate roles within the HR department and held responsibility on the execution of nationwide projects.  After his experience with Walmart Canada, Jamil spent time with Aramark Canada, a food, facilities and uniform services provider to Fortune 500 companies, where he operated as Regional HR and Labour Relations Director in Eastern Canada and Remote Services.  Jamil holds certifications as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and a certified Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP), in addition to a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration focused on Human Resources and Strategic Management.