TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is pleased to
announce the appointment of Rocco Rossi as its President and CEO.
Mr. Rossi is a passionate leader with strong experience in both the
not-for-profit and private sectors. He was recently awarded the Queen's
Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of his community contributions and
philanthropic work. Mr. Rossi is a past CEO of the Heart & Stroke
Foundation of Ontario where he significantly grew annual revenues,
enabling record investments to be made in research and mission
"We are delighted to have Rocco Rossi join Prostate Cancer Canada in
this important leadership role. His creative approach to fund raising
will greatly increase the capacity of Prostate Cancer Canada to be a
truly national organization devoted to the mission of eliminating the
disease that will affect one in seven Canadian men in their lifetime,"
said Donald McInnes, Board Chair of Prostate Cancer Canada. "Mr. Rossi
is a highly successful, motivated and committed leader who is the right
person to help take the fight against prostate cancer to a new level."
"It is a tremendous honour to become part of this vital cause focused on
the health of fathers, brothers, sons and husbands everywhere. I look
forward to working with an incredible team of volunteers, donors,
researchers, employees and our partners to end prostate cancer," said
Rocco Rossi following acceptance of the position of President and CEO.
About Prostate Cancer Canada
Prostate Cancer Canada is the only national foundation dedicated to the
elimination of the disease through research, education support and
awareness. Prostate cancer will affect one in seven Canadian men in
their lifetime. For more information visit prostatecancer.ca
SOURCE: Prostate Cancer Canada
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