June 16, 2021
“As a health solutions partner Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians and there is huge potential for Digital Technology to improve several aspects of health, wellness and lifestyle. Technology is a key enabler to best support the needs of our patients, plan members, consumers and communities,” says Venky Kulkarni, Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director Digital Direct. “Dave joins us with more than a decade of experience leading transformation and innovation initiatives. His exemplary leadership and proven track record will be invaluable assets in further developing our digital strategy now and into the future.”
Dave, who joins Medavie’s Senior Leadership Team in this new role, brings extensive global and progressive senior leadership experience in the insurance and telecommunications sectors. Prior to Medavie, Dave held leadership roles at Sun Life Financial, Rogers Communications and Nortel Networks.
“Medavie has a long-standing culture of innovation through technology-inspired products and services,” says Dave Halliwell. “I am thrilled to join this passionate network of professionals and look forward to identifying new opportunities for growth, while focusing on meaningful solutions to help improve the health and wellbeing of Canadians.”
Dave has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and holds a certificate in Public Relations from Mount Royal University. He will be based out of Medavie’s Toronto office location.
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