SURREY, BC--(Marketwired - July 25, 2016) - Coast Capital Savings has gained the expertise of seasoned human resources executive Tracey Arnish, who came on board in early July. As Chief People Officer, Arnish will provide leadership in all aspects of Coast Capital's human resource functions, including talent acquisition and talent management, total rewards and corporate learning. This appointment is part of Coast Capital's commitment to delivering a superior member experience and positioning the organization for growth.
Recognized for her strong business acumen and strategic vision, Arnish most recently served as Senior Vice President, People and Culture at Canfor, a global forest products company based in Vancouver. She also held the position of Chief Talent Officer at SAP Global and Director of Human Resources at BC Transmission Company. Arnish holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Thompson Rivers University and a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. She brings more than 15 years of human resources management experience.
"Tracey is an inspirational leader who is passionate about helping organizations connect people with their purpose," said Don Coulter, Coast Capital's president and CEO. "With her rich experience in bringing out the best in organizations, their people and their cultures, she will be an instrumental part of our leadership team. We're happy to welcome her on board."
"I'm excited to be a part of Coast Capital's vibrant corporate culture that so successfully combines financial expertise and helpfulness with a sense of fun and community," Arnish said. "I look forward to contributing to the evolution of Coast Capital's culture as it continues to grow and help more Canadians meet their financial goals."
Arnish is also a sought-after writer and speaker on human resource topics, including tips for success, talent acquisition, career development, the rise of Millennials and the next generation of leaders. She is an active member of the community and dedicates much of her time to Junior Achievement, BC Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House, where she is Board Chair.
Coast Capital Savings is Canada's largest credit union by membership. A recipient of the 2015 "Outstanding Corporation" Giving Hearts Award, the credit union invested $5 million into local communities in 2015, focusing on empowering and engaging youth. Coast Capital is one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™, a member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club, and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. It has 50 branches serving its 532,000 members in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. Product innovations include Canada's first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution. To learn more, visit coastcapitalsavings.com.
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