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TORONTO, Ontario -- The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Julia
Dumanian has been appointed President and CEO, effective
July 6, 2015.
“We are very excited about having Julia join us. She is a
visionary leader with a track record of success in change
management and innovation. We had a very complex and thorough
search. She was clearly the right choice for CHS as we
celebrate our 75th anniversary,” says CHS Board Chair Timothy
For more than 20 years, Ms. Dumanian has been a leader and
accomplished executive in the field of healthcare. Serving in
the public, non-profit and private sectors, she has held CEO and
senior executive roles in many Canadian organizations, most
recently as President of Canadian Lab Solutions, President/CEO of
Cambridge Memorial Hospital, and Provincial Supervisor and CEO of
CCACs in Hamilton and Niagara. Ms. Dumanian has also been a
United Way CEO.
Known as a transformational and turn-around leader, Ms. Dumanian is
highly regarded for the passion and vision she brings to
organizations. An innovative and strategic Chief Executive
Officer, she has led change and improved performance and outcomes
within the hospital and health delivery sectors. A very
strong, strategic thinker and solution-builder, Julia’s has proven
she is a results-oriented CEO, who is committed to empowering
people and building a sustainable organization. A skilled
leader, fundraiser and compelling communicator, Ms. Dumanian has a
demonstrated record of success and innovation in complex,
Amongst her many accolades, Ms. Dumanian has been recognized as
Hospital Turnaround Leader of the Year and a recipient of the
YWCA’s Woman of Distinction Award. She holds a Master of Arts
Degree and an Honours Bachelor of Arts, and has professional
certificates in Healthcare Leadership, Fundraising and Governance.
“I am truly privileged and excited to work with the tremendous
Board and dedicated staff at the Canadian Hearing Society. I
welcome the opportunity to bring my skills and experience to this
great organization and to its mandate to remove communication
barriers for all,” says Ms. Dumanian.
In addition to her executive commitments, Ms. Dumanian believes
strongly in proactive corporate citizenship, and personally
volunteers on, and provides mentorship to, national and
community-based boards and committees.