Director of Human Resources, Engineering & Business Support, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC)
Khesh Prashad is a Human Resources leader with over 15 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibilities within Pratt & Whitney Canada. Prior to joining the organization, Khesh served in the Canadian Armed Forces while in university. He holds a Bachelor degree in Community & Ethic Studies from Concordia University and continued with Post Graduate studies in Human Resource Management at McGill University.
Khesh started his career in the area of Employee Relations, partnering with senior leadership at both union and non-unionized facilities across the P&WC network. In addition to experiences in manufacturing, he has provided trusted leadership at the P&WC enterprise level, partnering with cross-functional business units from Quality to Customer Support and Marketing. While in these roles, Khesh led significant HR projects in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
In his present function, he leads a diverse team of talented HR professionals and provides expertise to the Engineering and Business Support Executive team by implementing talent, leadership development and succession strategies. As a member of the Pratt and Whitney human resources leadership team, he is mandated to drive organizational development initiatives and strategies that will impact business performance, customer delight and enhanced employee experience.