BDO Canada appoints Alicia DeFreitas as new Chief Human Resources Officer

March 20, 2019

BDO Canada appoints Alicia DeFreitas as its Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), a newly created role at the firm.

Alicia brings over 15 years of proven human resources experience, with a focus on attracting, retaining and engaging high-potential talent. Throughout her career, she has delivered innovative human resources solutions and led through complex change. In her 12 years at the firm, Alicia has been a valued and proven HR colleague and leader, skillfully spearheading the firm’s HR programs, including: compensation, benefits, HR systems and mergers and acquisitions.

In support of the firm’s growth, Alicia will advance the execution of a Canada-wide HR strategy. Building upon current people programs, she will drive succession planning, talent acquisition and change management, learning and development and organizational design.

Alicia will provide outstanding value, as BDO continues growing into the Firm of the Future.