Bob Peacock, former CEO of Brampton based Almag Aluminum, has been named Chair of William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation) Board of Directors, June 26. He replaces Kulvir Singh Gill who has been serving on the Board for the past 11 years and as Chair for the past six. Peacock has been a member of the Board for the past seven years, and was recently appointed Vice Chair.

“It has been an honour and a pleasure to work with Kulvir over the years,” said Ken Mayhew, President and CEO, Osler Foundation. “He has been a guiding force for Osler Foundation and integral in helping us improve the quality of health care in our community. I sincerely thank Kulvir for his leadership and contributions during his tenure on the Board. I look forward to working with Bob to continue this great

Almag Aluminum, where Peacock hails from, is an award-winning custom aluminum extruder also based in Ardmore , Alabama. Peacock is an engineering grad from the University of Waterloo who went on to earn an MBA from York University.

He is an active member of the community, sitting on various Boards, including the Rotary Club of Toronto-Islington, Brampton Board of Trade, and the Aluminum Extruders Council. He also has chairing the $30 million campaign to rebuild the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness under his belt.

“I am thrilled to be taking the baton as Board Chair for Osler Foundation,” said Bob Peacock, Board Chair, Osler Foundation. “Through my work on the campaign to build and equip Peel Memorial, I can see firsthand how a group of committed individuals can change our community for the better. I am looking forward to our work ahead.”

Other new board members announced at the Annual General Meeting, are as follows:

  • Dr. Gurjit Bajwa, a staff Emergency Physician at Etobicoke General Hospital for nearly 20 years and Co-Chair of Osler Foundation’s Holi Gala committee
  • Tina Larsen, a local business leader in the metal and steel industry founding Canadian Metal Cutters, A.T.E.C Construction and PC Equipment.
  • Dr. Roberta Minna, Interim Chief of Surgery at Etobicoke General and staff surgeon there for the past 20 years.

William Osler Health System’s is comprised of three hospitals; the Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.

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