Job Title:

President & Chief Executive Officer


MNP Executive Search and Professional Recruitment


Winnipeg, MB

Closing Date:

April 17, 2020

Manitoba Blue Cross (United Health Services Corporation) is Manitoba-based and Manitoba grown and is an independent, non-share capital corporation, offering health and employee benefit services to Manitobans. Manitoba Blue Cross has been a leading benefits provider for over 40 years. Their comprehensive understanding of health care fuels their commitment to service. Together with Blue Cross Life, a subsidiary, they provide health, dental, employee assistance, life, disability and travel coverage for over half a million Manitobans

The President and Chief Executive Officer will provide strategic leadership of the Manitoba Blue Cross organization by working closely with the governing Board of Directors and senior management team to ensure Manitobans receive high-quality, cost-effective, efficient and accessible health benefits and life insurance. The President & CEO will create value for MBC’s customers and stakeholders through innovative, appropriately priced products and services while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organization. She/he will establish a high-performance organization with dedicated, skilled, engaged and customer-focused team members, efficient service delivery and administrative processes and risk practices that ensure required capitalization and optimized revenue. In the capacity of CEO of Manitoba Blue Cross, the President also acts as President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Blue and as a Director of the Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada.

Candidates inspired by the opportunities and challenges of leading a well-established progressive organization in a fast-paced rapidly evolving industry and who have the leadership ability to create the environment conducive to service excellence, results achievement, responsiveness and accountability will want to explore this rare opportunity.

The ideal candidate will bring an advanced degree in business, finance or a related discipline complemented with significant executive level experience in a relevant industry. A successful track record growing organizations by transforming operating and service delivery models, innovating product and service offerings and/or introducing efficiencies is required.  A strong understanding of insurance and healthcare structures and models is a definite asset.


The full position profile can be found at Please send your resume, in confidence, to Leslie Dornan, Senior Partner at by April 17, 2020.

Posted 2020-03-23

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