Anthony Ariganello

Mr. Ariganello is currently the President and CEO of the Chartered Professionals of Human Resources (CPHR) of BC, and the Yukon, and CPHR Canada.

Prior to this, he was the President and CEO of CGA (Certified General Accountant’s) Canada. Mr. Ariganello was a key leader in the merger of the 3 accounting bodies into CPA.

Prior to CGA Canada, Mr. Ariganello was also the President of Avon Canada, Avon being the world’s largest direct seller.

Holding the ICD director designation, Mr. Ariganello currently serves as President (Chair) of the World Federation of People Management (WFPMA) .Mr. Ariganello also serves as the Chair of the Board of Re:Sound, a Canadian music licensing company, that obtains fair compensation for artists and record labels. He is also a board director of Spinal Cord Injury B.C., and is also an audit, and governance committee member. He also served as Chair of the Audit Council for Local Government supporting the Auditor General for Local Government for the province of B.C.  In addition, Mr. Ariganello completed his term on the board of the BC Real Estate Association as a director and member of the audit committee.

While at Avon, Mr. Ariganello was chair of the Direct Sellers Association of Canada’s board, and a member of the board of the Canadian Cosmetic Toiletries and Fragrance Association; and Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association of Canada. Additionally, he served on Canada’s National Council of Financial Executives. He also sat on the advisory panel to the Comptroller General of Canada.

Mr. Ariganello also consults on good governance practices, particularly with not for profit boards, and on a wide array of operational issues.

Mr. Ariganello is a graduate of McGill University and holds the following designations: Fellow CPA (Canada), Fellow CGA, Fellow CCA (UK), CGMA (US), CPHR (Canada), SHRM-SCP (US) and ICD.D. He also holds the CPA certificate form the State of Delaware, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.