CHRO, Entertainment One
Jennifer Bouyoukos is a savvy award-winning HR professional with more than 20 years’ experience in leading and transforming HR teams at high-performing companies, including Workbrain, SAP, Manulife, Kobo, and RBC. She is currently EVP, Global HR at Entertainment One and leads the HR integration office after recently being acquired by Hasbro. In these roles, Jennifer has partnered with leaders around the globe to deliver modern and high-impact people strategies. Her expertise in strategy, talent management, M&A, recruitment, and total rewards has made her a strong contributor and an advisor to leaders focused on effective people practices and processes.
Jennifer is one of 20 Canadian HR leaders recognized on HRD’s Global 100, the definitive list of the best and brightest people practitioners of 2021. Under her lead, Entertainment One received a Canadian HR award for Canadian HR Team of the Year (Fewer than 500 Employees) in 2020.
A certified Prosci Change Manager and HR tech pioneer, Jennifer is recognized as a global expert in her field by organizations such as LinkedIn, Forbes.com, and Socialmedia.org. She is a Forbes Councils member and advisor for companies in the HR technology space. Passionate about students and education, Jennifer is a past President of CACEE (Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers), frequent guest lecturer at University of Toronto, and a mentor at Futurepreneur.