Medavie names new Ontario government executive lead

Medavie Blue Cross has appointed Hélène Lavictoire as its Ontario government executive lead.

Lavictoire is joining Medavie from Telus Health, where she was a product director and general manager. She also managed a group of public sector programs, including the Ontario drug benefit program.

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Previously, Lavictoire had progressively senior leadership roles in the health benefits management and health-care information technology sectors, including roles at Green Shield Canada and Express Scripts Canada.

“Hélène brings a wealth of health-care industry knowledge and leadership experience,” said Martin Haynes, Medavie’s chief corporate affairs officer, in a press release. “Her extensive background in both private and public sector health benefit management will play a lead role in Medavie’s next growth phase.”