Provincial Government Announces New CEO for Central Health

Andrée Robichaud has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the Central Regional Health Authority.

Effective November 5, 2018, the appointment is for a five-year term. Ms. Robichaud has a broad background in rural and urban health care and government, and brings extensive strategic, operational and policy development experience to her new position.

The Central Regional Health Authority provides health and community services to approximately 20 per cent of the province’s population. It is the second largest health region and serves a population of approximately 94,000. The geographical area served by Central Health includes 177 communities. The region extends from Charlottetown in the east, Fogo Island in the north, Harbour Breton in the south, to Baie Verte in the west. Central Health has approximately 3,100 employees, about 106 fee-for-service physicians, and is supported by approximately 700 volunteers and two foundations.

This appointment was recommended through the merit-based Independent Appointments Commission.