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Renée Légaré

Executive Vice-President & Chief Human Resources Officer The Ottawa Hospital


Renée Légaré is currently the Executive Vice-President & Chief Human Resources Officer at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH), which is one of the largest Academic Health Sciences Centres in the country.

Prior to joining TOH, Renée was the Senior Vice President, People at the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), where she was recognized for her strong leadership skills, her passion for people and her desire to make a difference. She brings to the organization over 20 years of extensive experience in human resources such as change management, performance management and measurement, employee and labour relations, coaching, mentoring, and talent management and development. Renée earned her Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from Université du Québec en Outaouais and an Honours degree in Economics from Université de Sherbrooke. She has also completed her Director’s Education Program with the Institute of Corporate Directors. Renée is currently studying to receive her PhD in Industrial Relations.