Vice-President, Human Resources and Facilities Operations
Deborah Scott brings over 20 years of talent management experience to her role as Vice-President, Human Resources and Facilities Operations at Panasonic Canada Inc.
Deborah was initially attracted to Panasonic because of the opportunity to take on a dynamic role in a multinational organization that invests in research and development to create the latest technologies, while simultaneously remaining a trusted and reliable household name.
Now, as a valued member of the Executive Team since 2007, Deborah continues to be passionate about reviewing and refining Panasonic’s corporate culture, fostering an environment where employees feel welcomed, respected, and where their contributions are recognized and appreciated.
Known for her professionalism, integrity, honesty and transparency, Deborah believes strong relationships and listening are cornerstones to success in HR. Her goal as Vice-President is to continuously build trusted relationships with employees at every level across the organization.
Prior to joining Panasonic, Deborah held key positions in HR for an integrated communications firm and a software solution company. She also worked as a Corporate Facilitator for a large Canadian financial institution whereby she led a wide variety of leadership, customer service, diversity and technical training programs.
Deborah holds a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University and obtained her Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.
When she’s not supporting employees, Deborah enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family.
Quote: “I am passionate about understanding and supporting the needs and goals of our business and my team. I am proud to be part of an organization that has a legacy of attracting and retaining energized, positive and engaged employees. My goal as Vice-President of HR is to continue to evolve and sustain an environment where people look forward to coming to work each day. By achieving that, I feel satisfied knowing I have made a positive contribution to the organization.”
One word that best describes Deborah: collaborative