HRSG’s Suzanne Simpson nominated as finalist for WBN’s 2006 “Businesswoman of the Year”
Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) is pleased to announce that Dr. Suzanne Simpson, President and Founder of HRSG, has been nominated as a finalist for the Ottawa-based Women’s Business Network 2006 “Businesswoman of the Year” award.
Dr. Simpson is a registered Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and the President of HRSG, a leading Canadian company with a 17 year history of success providing strategic human resource management consulting services and products to local, national and global organizations. Established in 1989 as a one-person operation, HRSG now has over 30 full-time staff, and is backed by an Associate network of over 30 professionals who together, offer an unmatched base of expertise in the Talent Management field.
As President, Suzanne provides the vision, strategic direction and inspiration for HRSG’s continuing success, respect and customer loyalty. She heads the Consulting Division, and provides R&D direction for HRSG’s evolving Talent Management software, i-SkillSuite™, now being sold world-wide to organizations of all types and sizes, including the Global Top 100.
Prior to launching HRSG, Suzanne served as National Manager for Assessment at Canada Post, and before that, as an Officer in the Canadian Forces (CF) researching and developing policies and programs to expand women’s opportunities in the CF. Suzanne was one of the first women to undergo army field training with men – and, came first in her class.
After leaving the CF, she actively lobbied to expand women’s opportunities in the Army, Navy and Air Force, culminating in her being called as an expert witness in a history-making human rights case that resulted in the CF being ordered to provide service women with the full range of career opportunities enjoyed by their male counterparts - including combat duties in front-line operations.
To purchase tickets to the Women's Business Network 2006 "Businesswoman of the Year" gala event, please visit the WBN web site http://www.womensbusinessnetwork.ca/awards/awards.html or call Next Wave Events at 613-798-9894.
About the Women’s Business Network ‘Businesswoman of the Year” Awards: The Women's Business Network (WBN) of Ottawa is an organization of like-minded women, interested in making relationships to create more business. The goals of the network are advanced by providing a forum where women can come together to share ideas and experience and celebrate each other's accomplishments. The selection process for the WBN ‘Businesswoman of the Year’ Award is based upon the finalists' proven business acumen, outstanding leadership qualities, notable achievements in her particular area of expertise, community involvement and demonstration of a balanced lifestyle.
About Human Resource Systems Group: Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Canada’s capital, HRSG is a leading and highly respected consulting firm specializing in strategic human resource management. HRSG offers a full spectrum of consulting and research services, including those related to competency profiling, selection and assessment, job evaluation and compensation, human resource planning, human resource audits, training program needs analysis, design and implementation, performance management and appraisal, employee surveys and employment equity. These services are supported by a suite of intra/internet-based electronic tools ( i-SkillSuite™) that enable organizations to more effectively plan for and manage their employees, as well as provide employees with the tools and resources to plan and manage their professional development and careers consistent with organizational needs. Please visit www.hrsg.ca for more information.