Jun 3, 2014

Dee Sharma, Director of Human Resources

By PFM Executive Search

We are delighted to have been part of the recruitment bringing Dee Sharma to World Duty Free Group (WDFG) as its new Director, of Human Resources for Canada based out of Vancouver.

WDFG (www.wdfg.com) is one of the world’s leading travel retailers and operates over 550 stores in 21 countries across 5 continents. It has developed its own unique commercial concepts, tailored to match the purchasing preferences of travelers passing through the more than 140 locations in which it operates and has been a huge success story here in Canada through it operations at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Dee brings senior Human Resources experience in professional associations, insurance and financial, retail, sports and entertainment and municipal government. He comes to WDFG from his role as Director of HR at CGA-Canada where he developed and implemented employee engagement programs allowing CGA-Canada to be a Top 100 Employer in Canada (2008-2009 and 2011-present) as well as a Top Employer in BC (2008 – Present) plus has been personally recognized for his visionary leadership in a variety of senior HR roles over the years.

Dee says he has always had a focus on “…building a strong internal presence that can be directed outward for the advancement of the organization’s goals and objectives” and as such, has the career background, skills and abilities to land on the ground running in the fast-paced business life of a global company which has a true customer and employee focused mantra. WDFG and Dee share the same core values around professionalism, ethics and a desire to make a difference in every aspect of a business operation.