Date Time Speaker Room
Friday, February 03, 201212:10 PM - 1:00 PM
David Sissons, Vice President


Since 1997 Hay Group has partnered with Fortune magazine to identify the World’s Most Admired Companies.  They also conduct follow-up research to identify the business practices that make these companies so highly regarded and successful. Hay Group believes that HR professionals are ideally positioned to guide their companies towards becoming corporate reputation leaders.  Find out how your efforts in this regard can boost attraction and retention of talent, innovation, leadership development and much more.


  • Assess your business practices against those of the Most Admired Companies and use this as a basis for planning within your company
  • Learn the best practices and strategies that make the Most Admired Companies great
  • Understand how to help your organization achieve best-in-class standards


David Sissons is vice-president of Hay Group Insight. He also leads Hay Group’s leadership and talent team as well as online diagnostic teams that work with clients in a seamless manner to create genuine business partnerships. David helps major clients succeed by working with their executive teams to turn their strategies into reality. He brings insights about the engagement issues facing them and how they can work towards building high-performance teams and high employee engagement across their organizations. Based on his diagnostic insights he helps clients develop and implement strategies and programs to clarify the impact of business change on their organizations and people.

In over 20 years at Hay Group, David has worked with more than 200 Canadian organizations of all sizes and in all major sectors. His industries of focus include financial, manufacturing, public sector and energy. He has designed custom surveys and research methodologies to assess employee attitudes to organizational management of change, quality improvement, employee engagement and customer satisfaction.  He is an experienced group process facilitator who works at building consensus across various organizational stakeholder groups. He has a BA (honours) in psychology and an MBA in strategy and organization behaviour from York University.