UPDATED ON: Thursday, December 13, 2012
President, Health and Payment Solutions
From The Globe and Mail
The TELUS team congratulates Paul Lepage, recognized healthcare leader, innovative team player and caring community builder.
François Côté, Executive Vice-President TELUS, and Vice-Chair, TELUS Québec, TELUS Health and Payment Solutions and TELUS Ventures, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Lepage as President, TELUS Health and Payment Solutions.
Paul leads a team of more than 1,500 responsible for advancing TELUS’ national health care strategy through investment in innovative information, communications and technology applications. Recognized as a leading Canadian Healthcare IT Company by the Branham Group for five years, TELUS Health has invested more than one billion dollars to bring healthcare information technology to market.
Since joining TELUS in 2009, Paul most recently served as Senior Vice-President, TELUS Health and Financial Solutions. Prior to this role, he was the President and CEO of MediSolution Ltd., a leader in the North American IT industry.
Paul received a Bachelor of Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and a Master of Business Administration from Concordia University. An enthusiastic supporter of our communities, Paul is a member of the Board of BlueStreak Technology and Montréal InVivo. Paul also serves on the Advisory Board for the Ivey Centre for Health Innovation and co-chairs the Mental Health Working Group for the Sandbox Project. He is a recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to promoting and enhancing patient independence and self-management.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.8 billion of annual revenue and 13.0 million customer connections, including 7.6 million wireless subscribers, 3.4 million wireline network access lines, 1.3 million Internet subscribers and more than 635,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $260 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations, and volunteered 4.2 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS Community Boards lead TELUS’ local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition. For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.