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Niagara Health Board Announces Leadership Change

Posted Jan 19th, 2011

NIAGARA, Ontario: The Niagara Health System (NHS) Board of Trustees today announced a change in the senior leadership at the Niagara Health System (NHS). Effective today Dr. Sue Matthews has been appointed as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer replacing
Mrs. Debbie Sevenpifer. Mrs. Matthews joined the NHS in 2009 and most recently served as Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Executive for the health system.

Mrs. Sevenpifer was named NHS President and CEO in March, 2003 and was instrumental in advancing the multi-site hospital through its first decade characterized by some of the most turbulent years in the history of healthcare in the Niagara region. Under Mrs. Sevenpifer’s leadership, the NHS was well managed earned a prestigious accreditation award, secured greatly needed funding and developed the new healthcare complex and regional cancer centre currently under construction in west St. Catharines.

The Board sincerely thanks Mrs. Sevenpifer for her tireless work and dedication and wishes her well in her future pursuits.

The Board will commence the recruitment process for a new President and CEO immediately.

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