Michael Decter, Chair of the Board of Directors of Medavie, is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Kudzman to the Board.

“On behalf of Medavie, I am delighted to welcome Susan to the Board,” said Decter. “Her depth of experience and expertise will be invaluable to our organization as we continue to grow and evolve as a leading health solutions partner,” he added.

Susan is a seasoned specialist in risk management and human resources with over 30 years of experience. Most recently, she held the role of Executive Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Affairs at Laurentian Bank of Canada where she supervised risk management, credit management, legal affairs, compliance and human resources. She previously served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Sciences and the titles of Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and Certified Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA). She is Chair of the Board of Directors of Yellow Pages Limited and is a member of the Board of Transat A.T. Inc. Susan is also involved in many community and philanthropic activities including as Vice-Chair of the Board of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.

“It’s an exciting time to join Medavie,” said Ms. Kudzman. “I look forward to working closely with other members of the Board and contributing to our mission of improving the wellbeing of Canadians.”

Susan joins Karen Cramm, Michael Decter, Dr. Myrna Francis, Robert Ghiz, Edward Barrett, Ed Martin, Bernard Lord, Kelly Nelson, Marian Walsh, Kim West and Mike Wilson as the newest member of the Medavie Board of Directors.

About Medavie

Medavie is a national health solutions partner. Together, with our more than 6,400 employees, we are committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians.

As a not-for-profit organization, Medavie oversees Medavie Blue Cross, a premier all-in-one benefits carrier and public health program administrator, and Medavie Health Services, a national primary health care solutions organization and the largest private provider of EMS management services in Canada.

We don’t have shareholders. Instead, we are proud to invest in the Medavie Health Foundation to address some of our country’s most pressing physical and mental health care challenges.