TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Medavie Blue Cross is pleased to
announce the appointment of Ashim Khemani as President.
Ashim joins Medavie Blue Cross with 25 years of professional experience
in insurance and financial services, professional services and retail.
He has played an integral role in building and leading domestic and
global teams to execute growth mandates in both publicly traded and
private-sector firms. Ashim's work in policy and academic settings has
had a dominant focus on health care—both from a quality and
Ashim is well positioned to lead Medavie Blue Cross at a pivotal time in
the company's history, as the organization works to leverage the
Atlantic Canadian expertise that has been the key driving force behind
its success while continuing to grow in Ontario and Quebec. Distinctive
client service combined with effective relationships with clients, key
distribution partners and advisors will underpin the company's growth
Earlier this year, current Medavie Blue Cross President Pierre-Yves
Julien was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer,
Medavie Inc. In this new role, Pierre-Yves will lead the executive team
responsible for the organization, which includes Medavie Blue Cross,
Medavie EMS and the Medavie Health Foundation.
Ashim will be based in Toronto, which rounds out the existing Medavie
Inc. leadership team with Pierre-Yves in Moncton and George McLellan,
President of Medavie EMS, based in Halifax.
About Medavie Blue Cross
Medavie Blue Cross provides health, dental, travel, life and income
replacement products to small and large companies in Atlantic Canada,
Ontario and Quebec and to individual customers in Atlantic Canada.
As a not-for-profit organization, giving back to the community is one of
our core values. Through our Building Healthy Communities program and
the Medavie Health Foundation, Medavie Blue Cross and our more than
1,700 employees donate time and dollars to support healthy outcomes in
communities across the six provinces where we operate.
Image with caption: "Ashim Khemani - President, Medavie Blue Cross (CNW Group/MEDAVIE BLUE CROSS)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120912_C5660_PHOTO_EN_17670.jpg
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SOURCE: MEDAVIE BLUE CROSS
For further information:
Director, Communications & Medavie Health Foundation
Medavie Blue Cross