Director Profile

Lisa Zangari

CEO Epic Engagement

Board Value Proposition: 

A senior executive with demonstrated ability to lead the organization’s design, development, and execution of global talent strategies with large public companies. Significant experience managing relationships with the compensation committee of the board. A proven strategist with experience aligning transformational change with both strategic priorities and stakeholder value.

Human Resources, Compensation, Pension Expertise

  • Twelve years of executive experience global talent mandates in precious metals and technology.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Led due diligence and integration efforts for over 20 acquisition and divestitures in complex, global geographies.

Executive Compensation & Succession

  • Developed and implemented board-approved compensation strategies targeted to incent high levels of performance at the executive and non-executive levels. 
  • Led the development of global succession planning for executives, mid-management, and critical positions.
  • Successfully managed a transparent and collaborative relationship with three very diverse compensation committees.

Talent Strategy

  • Led the development and implementation of three global talent strategies that supported both growth and talent optimization. In one instance, delivered an ROI of 26% due to focused leadership development planning.

Industry Experience: 

  • Information Technology
  • Materials
  • Gold
  • Precious Metals & Minerals
  • Software & Services

International Experience: 

  • Africa
  • Philippines
  • India
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Latin America

Board Experience:

Additional Boards:

Nightwood Theatre Group 2009 to 2011
Board Member


Epic Engagement 2016 to Present
OpenText Corporation 2014 to 2016
Chief Human Resources Officer
IAMGOLD Corporation 2009 to 2014
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Kinross Gold Corporation 2005 to 2009
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Placer Dome Group of Companies (PDG) 1994 to 2005
Vice President, Human Resources, Placer Dome Corporation; Manager, Corporate Performance Management and International Human Resources; Manager, International Human Resources; Total Compensation Redesign Coordinator; Human Resources Coordinator


“Effective Intelligence” Certification, 2012
Strategic Human Resources Professional (SHRP), 2011
Co-Active Coach, Coaches Training Institute (CTI), 2011
BSc (Bus. Admin. and HR Mgmt), Lake Superior State University, 1992
Diploma (HR Mgmt.), Cambrian College, 1991