John King, CHE, named recipient of the 2019 CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award

April 8, 2019

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that John King, CHE, has been named recipient of the 2019 CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award.

John King spent his 40+ year career in senior leadership positions in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Ontario, serving in Executive Leadership roles as well as Assistant Deputy Minister of Health. A long-time member of the College, John served on the CCHL Board of Directors as a representative of Alberta and of Ontario, reaching the penultimate position of Board Chair in 2010.

John has long been an advocate of personal development and has shaped the direction of not only individuals, but of organizations and systems through his efforts. He has received numerous awards including the Trudeau Medal from the University of Ottawa, and the Mentorship and Honorary Life member awards from CCHL. John retired in November 2012 and is currently involved in consulting activities in the healthcare industry.

The CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award honours a Champion of Performance Improvement. Winners of this Award are passionate and visionary leaders who have led transformative change, demonstrated exemplary engagement and collaboration and a dedication to building leadership capacity.

This award is part of our CCHL National Awards Program and will be presented at the Honouring Health Leadership event on June 9, 2019 in Toronto prior to the 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC).

For further information and/or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Christian Coulombe
Director, Marketing and Communications
Canadian College of Health Leaders
613-235-7218, ext. 213