For immediate release

MONTREAL, QC — Pierre-Yves Julien, CEO, Medavie Inc. is proud to announce the recent promotion of Eric Laberge to the position of President, Medavie Blue Cross. In this role, Eric is now the newest member of the Medavie Executive Team.

“Since joining the organization in late 2012, Eric has made significant contributions to our group business and our overall vision as a transformational health organization,” said Julien. “Eric's experience in management, business development and track record of achieving profitable revenue growth will efficiently lead our business forward.”

Following more than 20 years working with major actuarial consulting firms, Eric brings a strong industry background and wealth of knowledge through progressive leadership experience. Most recently as Senior Vice President, Group Business, he accelerated our business transformation agenda through effective collaboration while ensuring the client experience remained central to our business.

Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Laval University, is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He is based in Montreal.

Medavie Blue Cross is part of Medavie, a health services company. Together with Medavie EMS, the largest provider of Emergency Medical Services in Canada, we are dedicated to improving the health of all Canadians through integrating benefits management, health management and health care delivery.

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About Medavie Blue Cross

Medavie Blue Cross is a not-for-profit organization that provides health, dental, travel, life and income replacement products to small and large companies in Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec and to individual customers in Atlantic Canada. It also administers various provincial and federal government sponsored health programs.

Our shareholder is the community. We're proud of our more than 1,900 employees who donate their time and money to support healthy outcomes in communities across the six provinces where we operate. Through our Building Healthy Communities program and the Medavie Health Foundation, we contribute 13% of our annual net income to the communities where our clients and colleagues live and work.

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Alissa Lysack
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Medavie Blue Cross 
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