Zabeen Hirji appointed co-chair of Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

RBC top executives bring vision and business leadership to organization

Toronto, September 10, 2009 – The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) is pleased to announce today’s appointment of Gordon M. Nixon, president and chief executive officer of RBC, as Chair, and Zabeen Hirji, chief human resources officer of RBC, as Co-Chair of TRIEC.

More … http://www.triec.ca

Hiring skilled immigrants good for the economy: RBC’s Nixon

With the end of the recession in sight, Canadian employers and policy makers need to develop better strategies to put skilled immigrants to work, says Royal Bank of Canada chief executive Gordon Nixon.

–snip– If immigrants could fully use their skills, personal income in the country could increase by $13-billion a year, and that money would have a multiplier effect in markets for housing and consumer spending, critical elements to kickstarting the economy, he added.

More … http://www.theglobeandmail.com

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