ERNEST MISTICA

HR generalist
PepsiCo Foods Canada

Ernest Mistica oversees two major aspects of HR: talent acquisition and organization, and management development. He is part of the global team for the latter; in his first year, he was able to introduce leadership development programs and core people processes while conducting assessments on multiple levels. He is also part of an organizing committee for PepsiCo Foods’ employee resource group, which aims to develop and enhance interpersonal relations between the various generations that make up the company’s workforce.

Mistica is a strong proponent of higher education in HR, and has participated as mentor and organizer for Ryerson University’s HR career mentorship program, as well as HR coach for Jeux Du Commerce, a national student case competition held in Ontario and Manitoba.