President and Chief Executive Officer
Tim Arnill leads all aspects of Verity’s business. In addition to his general management duties, Tim provides our executive-level clients with coaching, leadership development and management strategy solutions.
His executive experience in the technology, packaged goods and manufacturing sectors has cultivated a strong business orientation and has developed proven strategic planning expertise necessary to create and implement results-oriented human resource strategies.
Prior to joining Verity, Tim was a member of the senior management team of Dell Computer Corporation, Canada. He led the recruitment and development of the executive team into one of the strongest in the Americas Division. Dell Canada quadrupled in size within five years and became recognized as one of the corporation’s leading international business units.
Previously, as Vice President for Human Resources at Bell Canada’s corporate centre, Tim led organizational change initiatives to transform the business into a broad-based communications company. He also spearheaded the development of leadership teams and human resource strategies for two new multi-million dollar business units.
Tim also spent time at Weston Bakeries Limited, where he held leadership roles in human resources and labour relations. Tim held profit and loss responsibility for an operating division of the business. His initiatives included the implementation of a new business model that eliminated unprofitable products, revised pricing strategies and streamlined manufacturing operations.
Tim began his career at General Electric (GE) Canada in their global human resources development program. During his time with GE, he supported business across a variety of industry sectors including consumer goods, manufacturing and technology.
Tim earned a Master’s of Industrial Relations degree and a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) degree from the University of Toronto. He is also an active member of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, where he is a founding board member of the Toronto Chapter and former treasurer. Tim is also a mentor in the University of Toronto’s Master of Industrial Relations program.