Lawrence Hughes, Porter Airlines (CA)

2021 HRD Global 100

senior vice president of people and culture

Lawrence Hughes is an accomplished senior HR executive with more than two decades of experience from a variety of industries, both in Canada and the US. He joined Porter Airlines in 2015 as vice president of people and culture, before being promoted to his current role in 2018. Hughes also has a proven record of adding value through the development and execution of integrated people and change strategies that helped grow a number of companies, including HR Transformations, Hughes Resources, West 49, Rogers Communications, Roots Canada, Dylex, and Zellers.