TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) is pleased to announce the appointment of Aimee Sulliman as Vice President, Public Affairs. Aimee brings over 20 years of success and senior level experience within government, and corporate healthcare sectors, including several pharmaceutical companies.
In her role, Aimee is providing senior leadership on the development and execution of a robust public affairs strategy while providing direction and oversight for the events and communications of the Association. "We are very pleased to welcome Aimee to the team and thereby increase our strength in public affairs. This positions the Association to successfully advance advocacy initiatives and deliver value to our members," said Justin J. Bates, CEO.
"Looking towards the bright future of this Association, and the integral role our members play in delivering the highest quality care in our pharmacies across Canada, I'm excited to be part of the team and deliver measurable results for our members in partnership with provincial and federal decision makers," said Aimee Sulliman, Vice President, Public Affairs, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada. "It's a privilege to serve our members under the trusted leadership of Justin J. Bates, CEO, and I intend to continue to demonstrate the value of pharmacy and build partnerships."
Most recently, Aimee's experience includes senior roles in Market Access and Government Relations with several research based pharmaceutical companies, NATIONAL Public Relations, and the Ontario government. Aimee honed her skills in public policy and stakeholder engagement during her tenure at Queen's Park, preparing the government's response to the Walkerton tainted water tragedy, the launch of Ontario's Northern medical school, and re-invigoration of Ontario's long-term care sector. Aimee is a graduate of the University of Guelph.
About Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada represents the business of pharmacy and advocates for Canada's leading pharmacy brands who deliver high value, quality care to Canadians in all models including chain, banner, long-term care, specialty and independent pharmacies as well as grocery chains and mass merchandisers with pharmacies. Our focus is on improving the delivery of care environment for pharmacy, while fostering the right business conditions for business success. By leveraging the over 10,000 points of care with pharmacies conveniently located in every neighbourhood across Canada, we aim to advance sustainable healthcare for all stakeholders.
SOURCE Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
For further information: Justin J. Bates, Chief Executive Officer, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada, [email protected], 416-226-9100 x 4001