Lawrence Hughes

Lawrence Hughes is an accomplished human resources executive with a passion for optimizing organizational performance through people. As Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Lawrence is responsible for fostering a positive workplace culture and ensuring compliance with employment requirements throughout Porter’s growing team across Canada and the United States. He is adept at crafting and implementing effective HR strategies to drive business success.

Prior to his current role, he served as Porter’s Senior Vice President, People and Culture. His effective leadership and extensive experience managing complex HR projects help to build high-performing teams and cultivate talent across the company.

Before joining Porter in 2015, Lawrence owned and managed a Toronto-based HR consulting firm, and held senior HR leadership positions for companies such as Rogers Communications, West 49, and Roots.