Shalini Duggal Selected as Finalist for HR Leader of the Year in the Canadian HR Awards 2021

Toronto, Ontario (July 12, 2021) – Shalini Duggal has been selected as a Finalist for HR Leader of the Year in the 8th annual Canadian HR Awards, the leading independent awards event for the HR profession in Canada.

Presented by HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter magazine, the Canadian HR Awards recognizes HR teams, individuals, and employers for their outstanding achievements, leadership, programs, and initiatives in the field of HR over the past 12 months.

“It is a true honor to be recognized for the work, I am so proud to work for Centrilogic, and more importantly my team who truly have made me a better leader. My sincerest appreciation to the HR Awards for this recognition,” says Shalini.

Winners will be selected by an independent judging panel of industry experts and then revealed at the celebratory virtual awards show happening on September 15, 2021. The virtual show will also feature live panel discussions with the finalists so attendees can go behind the scenes and engage with the best and brightest in HR.

For the full list of finalists or more event information, visit


About Shalini Duggal:
Shalini joined the Centrilogic leadership team in August 2020 in the role of Chief People Officer (CPO). In January 2021, she has expanded that role to Chief Marketing and People Officer (CMPO). Shalini brings more than 17 years of Human Resources experience, and close to 10 years of Marketing experience. Previously, she served as Chief People and Culture Officer at Achievers, leading the people strategy and the global HR team. Prior to her work at Achievers, she served as Chief Human Resources Officer/Vice President of Human Resources for Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). Earlier to her work at OTN, Duggal spent over eight years as the Vice President of Human Resources at SCM Insurance Services. Shalini holds a CTDP (Certified Training and Development Professional, CSP (Certified Sales Professional), and Emotional Intelligence Coach certifications. She is currently pursuing her Executive MBA.

About Centrilogic:
Centrilogic is a global provider of IT transformation solutions that empower organizations to realize their digital potential. Armed with capabilities that span the stack – from multicloud management to next-gen applications and strategic services – Centrilogic delivers resilient end-to-end digital solutions that help companies reshape the role of their technology platforms as business-driving assets. With regional headquarters in Canada, USA, and the United Kingdom, Centrilogic delivers solutions to innovative companies worldwide.

About HRD Canada:
HRD Canada concentrates on the real issues and challenges facing the HR professional and the industry, with in-depth features and analysis of what really matters. HRD features high-level case studies, international and local profiles, interviews with HR directors and industry leaders from around the globe as well as leading newsmakers in the field. Content goes beyond industry standard, offering highly engaging, timely, relevant, innovative, and entertaining articles through its website

About Canadian HR Reporter:
Since 1987, the Canadian HR Reporter has served as Canada’s indispensable guide to human resources management. Published 12 times a year, the popular tabloid provides readers with the latest news and information on trends and issues, along with expert advice and insights from HR practitioners, research, and resources. In every issue, readers will find in-depth HR-related news coverage from Canada and around the world, along with the latest employment law developments, and expert columnists covering a variety of topics such as recruitment, mental health, diversity, performance management, and employee engagement. The monthly tabloid is complemented by its website

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