CEO of Western Health May Be Stepping Down

The CEO of Western Health will be leaving her position.

Although not officially announced, Newfound News has learned from several sources that Dr. Susan Gillam will be vacating her position.

There is a recruitment underway by the provincial government’s Independent Appointments Commission to find a new CEO since October 2017.

Since 2005, Gillam has been the Chief Executive Officer for the Western Regional Health Authority.

Prior to that, Dr. Gillam was CEO of Health and Community Services Western. Dr. Gillam is a registered nurse and holds a Master of Nursing from Memorial University of Newfoundland, a MSc in Administration from the University of Notre Dame, and a PhD from McGill University.