Charlie Atkinson President, The Winning Practice

Charlie established The Winning Practice in February of 2018 having retired from his position as President of the Canadian Division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in September of 2017. He has over 35 years of business experience. Charlie has extensive experience in building teams, growing businesses, merging companies, executing on divestiture plans, optimizing P&L’s, restructuring, building

Charlie established The Winning Practice in February of 2018 having retired from his position as President of the Canadian Division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in September of 2017. He has over 35 years of business experience. Charlie has extensive experience in building teams, growing businesses, merging companies, executing on divestiture plans, optimizing P&L’s, restructuring, building culture and engagement plans and balancing channel management strategy. He is also keen to share his knowledge and expertise through his new consultancy, The Winning Practice. The Winning Practice will provide results inspired strategic excellence focusing on four key areas: people, partnerships, productivity and profitability.

Charlie has conquered progressive leadership challenges throughout his tenure at HP. His leadership style prioritizes employee engagement, fostering an inspired, passionate, empowered and accountable workforce to delivering market leading results. Previous to HP, Charlie has worked with multi-nationals such as Xerox, Kodak and Sharp Electronics in sales, sales training, sales management, marketing management roles. Charlie has also been involved in two start-ups.  

Charlie is on the National Board of Directors for ITAC (Information Technology Association of Canada). He is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program. He lives in Mississauga with his wife Anita and their two daughters.