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Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Announcement

Memo:

Date: January 19th, 2018

From: Karen Cornejo, Chair, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba

 

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba announces the resignation of Lawrence Prout, President & CEO effective February 15, 2018. During his five years as President & CEO, Mr. Prout developed a strong team, created deeper relationships, allowing the Foundation to increase their fundraising capacity for the future.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Board and staff wish to thank Mr. Prout for his service as President & CEO and wish him the best of luck in his new endeavors.

Gary Rozak will assume the role of Acting President & CEO and will work closely with Mr. Prout to ensure a smooth transition.  Mr. Rozak has been an integral part of the fundraising team leading the national partnership portfolio for the past 13 years. He brings with him a wealth of expertise in leading provincial wide campaigns, events, and his key relationships with external and internal stakeholders.

An Executive Search has commenced to replace Mr. Prout led by the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Board of Directors.

Raising over $8 million in 2017 thanks to our incredible donors, The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba remains committed to granting funding for life-saving specialized equipment, world-class research, and programs that bring comfort to sick children and their families.  Stay tuned for some exciting project announcements that our donors are helping to make a reality. For more information,  visit www.goodbear.ca.