Paul-Emile Cloutier named Secretary General & CEO of the Canadian Medical Association | Photos
CNW Group | CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION | Paul-Emile Cloutier named Secretary General & CEO of the Canadian Medical Association
Paul-Emile Cloutier named Secretary General & CEO of the Canadian Medical Association
OTTAWA, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of the Canadian
(CMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr.
as Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the
This nomination will be effective in July 2009.
brings to the role a depth of knowledge of the association
and a passion for the medical profession and a strong health care system.
experience at the provincial/territorial and national levels,
along with his
fluency in both official languages, will serve the CMA
further strengthen ties with its members across Canada."
A native of Montréal, Mr. Cloutier joined the CMA as Assistant Secretary
General for Advocacy, Communications and Public Affairs in 2002.
7-year tenure he
has helped make the CMA one of the most important and
successful players in the political federal arena.
has also played an
instrumental role in strengthening the CMA's
media presence as the national
advocate for physicians and their patients.
Mr. Cloutier holds a Masters' degrees in both administration and
political science from the University of Ottawa
, where he
has also been a
lecturer in Political Science.
Mr. Cloutier has over 25 years of experience in public administration and
He has worked in several governmental departments,
including Intergovernmental Affairs at the Ontario government and the Federal
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, International Relations
and International Development (Foreign Affairs), and the Federal Department of
Prior to joining the CMA, Mr. Cloutier was Director of Community and
Government relations with Via Rail Canada Inc.
leadership was instrumental
in advancing support for Via Rail Canada's
corporate Strategic plan with
public stakeholders at the national, provincial and regional levels.
Mr. Cloutier is an active member in the community and serves as a board
member of the Montfort Hospital Foundation
and on the Advisory Committee
Member of the Women's Executive Network