Minister Matthews' Statement on New President and CEO of Ornge

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Minister Matthews' Statement on New President and CEO of Ornge

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

I would like to thank Ron McKerlie for his leadership, his professionalism, and his hard work to right the ship at Ornge.  He provided an invaluable service to all Ontarians by rising to the challenge during a time of transition at Ornge.  Thanks to his leadership, Ornge has turned the corner with a relentless focus on continuous improvement and providing the best possible patient care to Ontarians.  We owe him our gratitude and I wish him the very best in his next challenge.

Dr. Andrew McCallum brings extraordinary experience to his new role as Ornge's new President and CEO.  He is quite simply the best candidate for the job, and Ontarians will benefit enormously from having him at the helm of their air ambulance service.  Dr. McCallum has a track record of experience in emergency health care delivery.  Working with front line staff at Ornge, Dr. McCallum will continue the momentum in strengthening the high quality service Ornge provides to Ontario patients.

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