MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors for Ornge,
a not-for-profit air ambulance and critical care land transport
provider serving the Province of Ontario, today announced that the
search for a permanent President & Chief Executive Officer has begun.
Following a formal request for proposals and rigourous selection
process, Ornge's Board has engaged the international executive search
firm of Spencer Stuart to conduct the search, which is expected to
conclude in the fall.
Ornge performs and coordinates approximately 18,000 medical transports
per annum and operates from bases across Ontario. The organization has
more than 500 employees, including paramedics, paediatric transport
paramedics, transport medicine physicians, pilots, aircraft maintenance
engineers, operations control centre personnel, a team of educators and
corporate staff. Ornge's fleet, consisting of helicopters, fixed wing
aircraft and land vehicles, has the capabilities of a mobile hospital.
Ornge's seven-member volunteer Board, appointed in January 2012 and
chaired by Ian W. Delaney, includes Charles Harnick, Pat Lang, Dr.
Barry McLellan, Maneesh Mehta, Trish Volker and Patrice Merrin, who
chairs the Search Committee. Commenting on the search, Mr. Delaney
said, "The Board is committed to conducting a thorough and transparent
search process in order to attract candidates whose expertise and
skills will contribute to continuous improvement in quality of patient
care and operational excellence."
Interested individuals may contact Spencer Stuart via firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information:
Ornge contact: Stephen Patterson (647) 428 2114