The Windsor-Essex County Health and fitness Device has named Dr. Ken Blanchette as the organization’s new CEO.
The wellbeing unit introduced Wednesday that Blanchette will begin his new purpose on Nov. 28.
Blanchette formerly labored as the affiliate vice-president (tutorial) and chair of wellbeing sciences at St. Clair Higher education, and a lot more lately as the executive director at ConnexOntario. He currently serves as chair of the board of directors at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and in the earlier served as vice-chair of the community board of wellbeing.
“I know from my time with WECHU’s Board of Health and fitness that this is an extraordinary team of focused nurses, experienced workers, and administration,” Blanchette said in a information launch. “I am seeking ahead to finding positioned in this new function, sitting down with the workforce, and getting on the difficulties and options that lie ahead for the overall health device.”
Blanchette will consider over from interim main govt officer Eleanor Groh.
“Eleanor has stepped in and led the good team at WECHU for the earlier many months, and we sincerely respect her challenging perform in aid of the community,” Board of Wellness chair Gary McNamara said in the launch.
McNamara also expressed optimism on the long term of the well being unit.
“In Ken’s seasoned and capable fingers, the WECHU’s foreseeable future is dazzling,” McNamara reported. “With a staff of able and qualified employees, robust management and management, and a study course set in partnership with the University of Windsor, our community will continue to reward from exceptional general public health and fitness providers below his management.”