MISSISSAUGA (June 28, 2011) — The Credit Valley Hospital’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Neil Skelding has been elected as the new Board Chair. Mr. Skelding, President and CEO, RBC Insurance, has been a member of the Board since 2009, serving most recently as treasurer and chair of the Resources Committee.
“We are thrilled with the appointment of Neil Skelding as Board Chair,” said Michelle DiEmanuele, President and CEO of The Credit Valley Hospital. “Neil has shown a deep understanding of the issues affecting health care, and brings the depth of knowledge and experience necessary to lead our organization and ensure that we meet the needs of this growing community.”
As President and CEO of RBC Insurance, Mr. Skelding has global responsibility for RBC’s insurance businesses, including life and health, home and auto and travel insurance as well as reinsurance. In addition to his work on The Credit Valley Hospital’s Board, Mr. Skelding is also on the Principal’s Advisory Council for the University of Toronto (Mississauga Campus), is a member of the Pension Committee at McMaster University and serves on McMaster’s Campaign Cabinet. In 2009 he was awarded the Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award from McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business. He is also a past member of the Board of Governors of North York General Hospital.
“I am pleased to have been appointed as Chair of The Credit Valley Hospital Board,” said Mr. Skelding. “This is an exciting time for The Credit Valley Hospital as we work through the proposed merger with Trillium and focus on partnering in the best interests of patients. I have been involved with hospital boards for many years and look forward to having an opportunity to use this knowledge to lead The Credit Valley Hospital Board and support the broader Mississauga community.”
About The Credit Valley Hospital
The Credit Valley Hospital provides patient- and family-centred care to approximately one million people in Mississauga and the surrounding region. Our hospital also has a teaching affiliation with The Academy of Medicine at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The Credit Valley Hospital has consistently achieved the highest awards from Accreditation Canada meeting national safety and patient care standards. The Credit Valley Hospital values excellence, leadership, diversity and partnership so that Together We Create Better Health Care. For more information go to www.cvh.on.ca.
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