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Mount Sinai’s CHRO is top earning public servant with HR title, according to Ontario’s “sunshine list”

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March 27, 2023
By Talent Canada

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Ontario’s list of public-sector workers who earn more than $100,000 a year has been released — aka the “sunshine list” — and there are nearly 267,000 public servants on it for 2022.

Kenneth Hartwick, president and CEO of Ontario Power Generation (OPG), topped the list with a salary of nearly $1.73 million. The top three earners on the list were OPG executives, rounded out by chief strategy officer Dominique Miniere at nearly $1.7 million and chief projects officer Michael Martelli at $968,710.

The top earning public-sector HR professional in the province was Susan Brown, executive vice-president, people and transformation and CHRO at Mount Sinai hospital. Her salary is listed as $411,306.

Rounding out the top 10 on the 2022 list are:

  • April Gamache, CHRO at Ontario Health: $388,565
  • Susan O’Dowd, vice-president, HR and commercial services, the Hospital for Sick Children: $372,919
  • Kristen Winter, vice-president of HR, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: $347,854
  • Cynthia Domjancic, senior vice-president of HR, OPG: $340,692
  • Lisa Wilkins, CHRO and director, Ontario Securities Commission: $331,098
  • Jane C. O’Brien, associate vice-president (human resources), University of Western Ontario: $328,276
  • Joni Kent, president and corporate chief human resources officer, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care: $323,319.
  • Robin Riddell, vice-president, HR, Independent Electricity System Operator: $312,806
  • Barbara Kelly, senior vice-president, academic, student affairs, human resources, research and IT, Conestoga College: $311,638

A total of 2,792 professionals with “human resources” in their title made the list this year, according to a search of the database.

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