Bedford Group Congratulates Green Shield Canada for Hiring New EVP, Pharmacy


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TORONTO, ONT – September 14, 2020 – Bedford Consulting Group 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 Consulting Group. “We wish Mark and the entire GSC team much continued success.”


About Bedford Consulting Group

The Bedford Consulting Group is Canada’s leading privately-held executive search firm. Bedford is the partner to TRANSEARCH International, one of the top 10 largest global executive search organizations in the world. Bedford Consulting Group’s main offices are located in Toronto, Ontario and Cambridge, Massachusetts, where beyond executive search, they provide a comprehensive range of talent strategy based solutions, from proactive talent scouting, leadership assessment & development, executive and board compensation as well as leadership integration and organizational strategy. To learn more about Bedford, please visit


About Green Shield Canada
GSC is Canada’s fourth-largest health and dental benefits provider and is uniquely structured as a social enterprise with the purpose of making it easier for people to live their healthiest lives. GSC provides drug, dental, extended health care, vision, hospital, and travel benefits for groups and individuals, as well as administration and benefits management services. Supported by outcomes-based sustainability strategies, advanced technology, and exceptional customer service, GSC creates innovative programs for nearly four million plan participants nationwide. To learn more, visit


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