Mary Karamanos

Mary Karamanos

Senior Vice-President, Human Resources
Business Development Bank of Canada

Mary Karamanos is the Senior Vice-President of Human Resources at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). In this role, Mary partners with business leaders and is responsible for the development and implementation of BDC's human capital strategies, including talent management and leadership development.

Mary joined BDC in October 2002 as Vice-President of Human Resources. Prior to this, she held executive positions at Corby Distilleries in Montreal and Toronto and Allied Domecq, Spirits and Wine in Westport, Connecticut.

Over a twenty-five year career in business, Mary has acquired extensive experience in strategic human resources in both entrepreneurial companies and large global organizations in the retail, consumer goods and financial sector.