TORONTO, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - CBI Health Group, Canada's leader in community health services, has announced its new President and CEO with the appointment of Jon Hantho, who served most recently as Executive Chair of CBI's Board of Directors.
"On behalf of the entire CBI organization, I welcome Jon to his new role. Given Jon's experience in market-focused innovation, his leadership at CBI will be a tremendous asset. He will join, and be supported by a talented leadership team," said Tim Patterson, Chair of CBI's Board. "As we see a continuing shift across Canada toward community-based care, the need for more integrated, inter-disciplinary services covering a full continuum of care is paramount and CBI is committed to leading the industry," Patterson added.
"I am delighted to have been chosen to lead CBI, which plays a vital role in delivering a variety of healthcare services to Canadians," said Jon Hantho. "From my time on the CBI Board I have seen first-hand the depth of experience, dedication and passion shared by CBI professionals across the organization. It is a privilege to join the team as the business seeks new and innovative ways to contribute to the changing Canadian healthcare landscape," Hantho added.
Jon currently serves as Board Chair of LifeLabs, Canada's leading provider of laboratory diagnostic information and digital health connectivity systems. He is also a member of several advisory boards including: the Ivey Business School, the Ivey Leadership Institute and the Dean's Council for Arts and Sciences at Queen's University.
In 2015, Jon completed nine years as CEO of Maxxam Analytics, Canada's largest, leading analytical services company. Under his leadership, the business more than doubled in size through business expansion, innovation and a culture of integrity. Prior to Maxxam, Jon was the founder and President of a business communications services company; he has also held several successful senior leadership roles across a variety of industries.
Jon has an MBA from the Ivey Business School and an Honours BA from Queen's University. Jon is a 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® award winner for his successful leadership at Maxxam. He was also awarded a National Special Citation for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
About CBI Health Group
As Canada's largest integrated community-based healthcare services network, CBI is focused on improving health and enriching lives. CBI delivers interdisciplinary physical and behavioural health services across home, clinic and facility settings. Our network of dedicated staff and thought leaders are committed to innovating healthcare to deliver proven outcomes. CBI is uniquely positioned to support the evolving health needs of Canadians through its 12,000 clinical and administrative staff in 250 facilities and over 100 transitional/residential homes across 800 communities. www.cbi.ca
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