Debra Milimaka Miles joined SMART in May 2015 and is the EVP, Chief People Officer. She has more than 25 years of corporate management and consulting experience in the financial, retail and IT sectors. Over her career, Debra led high performance teams with national and international companies such as Scotiabank, BMO, and the Hudson’s Bay Company. Prior to joining SMART, Debra was with Loblaw, Canada’s largest retailer, where she led the global change team for one of the largest-ever SAP implementations. Debra has also managed teams in large organizations as well as built divisional HR teams from the ground up, while driving transformation in business cultures through leadership.