Dennis Hogan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of WorkplaceNL. His appointment followed the legislated merit-based appointment process carried out by the Independent Appointments Commission.
“Mr. Hogan’s professional and academic experiences will serve him well as he promotes workplace health and safety and supporting injured workers,” said Eddie Joyce, Minister Responsible for WorkplaceNL. “I welcome him to this position and am confident that the organization will benefit from his leadership.”
Newfoundland and Labrador is the first Canadian province to establish a legislated merit-based appointment process. The Independent Appointments Commission is actively recruiting for a number of positions with Newfoundland and Labrador agencies, boards and commissions.
Prior to his appointment to WorkplaceNL, Dennis served in several executive roles with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, most recently as Assistant Deputy Minister (Workforce Development and Immigration) and Assistant Deputy Minister, Labour Market Recruitment – Major Projects, Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour.
Dennis holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Business) from Memorial University and a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he was a Sloan Fellow. While attending MIT, he also completed graduate studies at Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School of Government.