Dina Plahouras

Global Chief People Officer, Maru Group

Dina Plahouras is a results oriented human resources leader with over 25 years of experience influencing strategic business results for Fortune 500 companies. She he has held a variety of senior positions across multiple industries. Dina is an expert in business performance improvement through talent acquisition, employee development and performance, employee relations and change management.

Dina joins Maru Group from Weston Foods, a leading North American bakery with over 4,000 employees. Having joined the company in 2006 as a Human Resources Manager in Ontario, Dina was promoted to the role of Regional and National Human Resources Director in Canada before being promoted again to Senior Director of Organizational Change Management in June 2017. In this role Dina was responsible for the development and implementation of change management initiatives across the North American business to support the transformation of the company’s business environment.

Prior to Joining Weston Foods, Dina held several managerial positions in companies including Magna International and Fortune 500 companies Cinram and Carpenter Canada. She graduated from York University, Toronto with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Sciences and holds a Post Graduate Honour Diploma in Human Resources Management from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.