TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ -The Canadian Diabetes Association Board of
Directors has announced today that Michael Cloutier, President and
Chief Executive Officer, is leaving the organization to pursue other
The Board would like to sincerely thank Mr. Cloutier for his
considerable contributions to the organization and wish him the very
best with his future endeavours. Since Michael joined the Association
in 2010 he has led significant change and developed a solid strategic
foundation that sets the Canadian Diabetes Association on a path for
continued success. A search for a new President and CEO of the
Association will begin immediately.
Doug Macnamara, Chair of the Canadian Diabetes Association Board of
Directors will assume the role of President and CEO until a replacement
is found. Mr. Macnamara is an accomplished business leader who has
served on the Board of the Canadian Diabetes Association since 2010.
Mr. Macnamara has more than 25 years experience in leadership,
governance, executive and organizational development.
This background and knowledge of the organization will help to ensure
continuity as we strive to achieve our mission of leading the fight
against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives,
while we work to find a cure. Board Secretary and Vice Chair of the
Board Suzanne Deuel will now assume the role of Chair of the Board of
About the Canadian Diabetes Association
The Canadian Diabetes Association is a registered charitable
organization, leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with
diabetes live healthy lives while we work to find a cure. Our
professional staff and more than 20,000 volunteers provide education
and services to help people in their daily fight against the disease,
advocate on behalf of people with diabetes for the opportunity to
achieve their highest quality of life, and break ground towards a cure.
Please visit diabetes.ca, join us on facebook.com/CanadianDiabetesAssociation, follow us on Twitter @DiabetesAssoc, or call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464).
SOURCE: Canadian Diabetes Association
For further information:
Director of Communications
Canadian Diabetes Association
Tel: (416) 408-7053