Sue Rivard (she/her/hers)

Employee Experience Director at Nova Mutual

Sue Rivard has a diverse work experience spanning over several industries. Sue currently serves as the Employee Experience Director at Nova Mutual Insurance Company, where they focus on promoting organizational values and providing leadership to meet strategic objectives. Prior to this role, Sue worked as an Academic Advisor at Fanshawe College, where they mentored students to ensure their academic success. Sue also worked as a Privacy Specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences, where they managed educational programs and crisis incidents related to privacy breaches. Sue has also held roles at Fanshawe College as an Instructor and Employment Counselor, at Grand Erie District School Board as a Substitute Teacher and Elementary School Teacher, at Magna International as Acting Human Resources Manager/Payroll Administrator and Human Resources Generalist, at Sterling Truck Corporation as a Human Resources Associate, and at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada as a Professional/Office Staff Recruiter.

Sue Rivard has a diverse education history. In 1992, they obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University, though the specific field of study is not provided. In 2004, they attended Western University and completed a Bachelor of Education specializing in Intermediate/Senior Level, with a focus on History/Social Studies. Sue also pursued further education in the field of Human Resources Management and Services, obtaining a Human Resources Management Certificate from Fanshawe College in 2002. Additionally, in 2012, Sue briefly attended the University of Guelph and studied the Fundamentals of Access, Privacy, and Records Information Management, although no degree was specified.

Furthermore, Sue Rivard has acquired several certifications. In terms of privacy and information management, they hold the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C) certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In the realm of coaching and professional development, Sue has obtained the Certified Trainer designation from the Development Dimensions Society. Sue has also pursued various courses on LinkedIn, including Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers, How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Growth, Strategic Thinking, and Switching Your Career. However, the specific months and years of obtaining these certifications were not provided. Lastly, Sue Rivard has not disclosed whether they have received a Certificate of Qualification for Intermediate Senior Level from the Ontario College of Teachers.


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  • Employee Experience Director

    April, 2021 - present

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