Leading Health Benefits Carrier adds Shoppers Drug Mart Executive to Senior Leadership Team


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Bedford Group Transearch Life Sciences is pleased to congratulate Mark Rolnick as he begins his new role as the Executive Vice President, Pharmacy for Green Shield Canada (GSC), the nation’s fourth-largest health and dental benefits provider.

Bringing 20 years of experience in group benefits and the pharmaceutical industry, Mark is a progressive and strategic pharmacy executive. He was most recently VP of Payor Partnerships and Plan Sponsor Innovation for Shopper’s Drug Mart and previously specialized in leading Group Benefits as an Assistant VP with Sun Life Financial. Earlier in his career, Mark spent 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry with AstraZeneca. A true innovator who has garnered several awards, Mark has led numerous strategic efforts in adopting emerging technology, embracing innovation and managing key partnerships.

“Mark has a holistic understanding of the rapidly changing pharmacy industry and his skills and experience will be integral to advancing our growth and innovation strategy,” says GSC President & CEO Zahid Salman. “We are very excited to welcome Mark to our executive management team and are very appreciative for the expertise and professional support Bedford provided in recruiting an exceptionally talented leader.”

“It has been an excellent and rewarding experience to partner with GSC in leveraging our robust executive search process,” says Howard Pezim, Managing Director, Bedford Group Transearch. “We wish Mark and the entire GSC team much continued success.”

Darren Raycroft

Darren Raycroft

Partner and Managing Director

Email: draycroft@bedfordgroup.com
Tel: 416-963-9000 x. 234

Howard Pezim

Howard Pezim

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Email: howardp@bedfordgroup.com
Tel: 416-963-9000, ext.223

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