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Alaina MacKenzie

Alaina MacKenzie joined the Corporate Sales team with a mandate to build upon the success the team has generated to date. She brings an intuitive sense of the customer, gained throughout her 25 years of experience in group insurance with a focus on...

Anne-Marie Smith

Anne-Marie Smith is the Practice Lead for the Drug Plan Solutions team at Medavie Blue Cross. As a Pharmacist Consultant, she collaborates directly with clients and their benefits consultants on drug plan analysis and trends as well as identifying...

Bernard Lord

Bernard Lord became Chief Executive Officer of Medavie in September 2016 to provide strategic leadership to further the company’s mission to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. Prior to this role, he spent eight years on the Board of Medavie and was...

Carolyn Christie

Carolyn has been in the group insurance industry for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience from a variety of areas, including underwriting, sales, service and operations. Carolyn has been with Medavie Blue Cross since 2002, and for the last...

Chris Goguen

Chris joined Medavie Blue Cross in 2015, with 25 years of experience as a senior leader within the research-based pharmaceutical industry in Canada. With the majority of his career focussed on External Affairs, including strategy and relationship...

Derek Weir

Derek Weir leads the development and management of all non-pharmacy products for our group business. He holds a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology and has worked in the areas of employee benefits, organizational health and disability management...

Dr. Bill Howatt

Dr. Bill Howatt is known as one of Canada’s top experts in mental health issues in the workplace. As a behavioural scientist, Globe and Mail columnist, author, clinician, consultant and speaker, Dr. Howatt is a master at translating cutting-edge...

Jennifer MacMullen

Jennifer rejoined Medavie Blue Cross in 2018. Jennifer has worked to develop various products for our organization, ranging from Attendance Support and Group Assured Access, to the development and launch of My Good Health. A graduate of Mount Allison...

Jesse Adams

Jesse is Howatt HR’s Head of Strategy. As a part of his current role, Jesse continues to use his in-depth knowledge of strategic HR, workplace health and wellness, and predictive modelling to support organizations in implementing evidence-based...

Marc Avaria

Marc has been a senior leader in the Group Benefits industry for more than two decades. In that time, he has led national teams responsible for delivering disability case management services for employers of all sizes and industries. He has also...

Marie-Hélène Dugal

Marie-Hélène Dugal has been with Medavie Blue Cross for 15 years. Over the course of her career, she has developed expertise in dental and health claims, benefits management and system coding by working in various departments. Four years ago,...

Marie-Jo Auclair

Marie-Jo Auclair is a Disability Management Manager at Medavie Blue Cross. Her duties include leading a team of about 40 employees in the Montreal office. She provides support and guidance to her teams to ensure that service quality standards are...

Marthe Coutier

Marthe Cloutier is a group plan advisor and sales representative for corporate accounts at Medavie Blue Cross since 2014. She has nearly 30 years of professional experience in the group insurance field, including more than 15 years as a senior...

Medavie Blue Cross

For 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health services partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. As the country’s leading Blue Cross plan with over one million card holders, we are a premier all-in-one carrier...

Mike Lijeskic

Mike Lijeskic is responsible for providing strategic advice and oversight with respect to enterprise risks, leads the independent internal audit functions of Medavie Blue Cross and Medavie Health Services, and plays a key role in supporting major...

Paula Grossman

Paula is a registered nurse and has been with Medavie Blue Cross for 23 years. She is a senior member of our product development team and responsible for benefit management initiatives for private group and individual health programs. Paula has led...

Pierre Marion

As Regional Vice President, Pierre is responsible for the business development of group insurance plans in Quebec. A seasoned manager, he has led various teams within the organization with passion since 1989. Thanks to his 25+ years of experience in...

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca brings more than 25 years of disability management experience and progressive leadership to her role as Director of Group Life and Disability Services at Medavie Blue Cross. In this senior management position, she is responsible for a number...

Travis Kelly

In this senior leadership role, he is responsible for a number of disciplines including quality assurance and audit services, rehabilitation services, new business onboarding, sales support and client interface. Travis brings more than 15 years of...