PRESS RELEASE: Bedford Group Congratulates Sam Chan on Starting New Role as CIO of Havergal College


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TORONTO, ONT – November 13, 2020 – Bedford Consulting Group is pleased to congratulate Sam Chan as he begins his new role as Chief Information Officer for Havergal College, a pre-eminent Private Girls School in Toronto dedicated to delivering an exceptional education from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Sam Chan is an accomplished professional with over 20 years of success in strategic leadership, talent and people management, and directing operations to deliver value. Most recently, he was Director Information Technology at University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. His career focuses on helping organizations transform the way they work through developing and implementing strategies that blend innovation, talent development, technology, and operational sustainability. Sam has pioneered many innovative solutions, working collaboratively with large groups of stakeholders to build the appropriate governance structures and teams that emphasize consensus building, timely decision making, and continual improvement.

Sam strives to make technology accessible and relatable to faculty and staff, appreciating that each have critical roles to play in developing strategies, implementing solutions, and continually improving.


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 Havergal College

Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent schools for girls from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Founded in 1894, the school is situated on a 22-acre campus in Toronto, and focuses on the liberal arts, providing an all-round education based on high academic standards, extensive co-curricular opportunities and boarding for students in Grades 9 to 12. Havergal features a stimulating and supportive learning environment, alongside a strong community that fosters self-confidence, leadership and teamwork.

A Havergal education provides an exceptional opportunity and sets the stage for future success, while laying the foundation for a lifetime of discovery and learning. Students are taught how to think, how to learn and how to question. Most importantly, Havergal students discover themselves and the possibilities in the world around them. To learn more about Havergal College, please visit


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