Osler Foundation announces new chair and board members

William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation) recently announced Bob Peacock as board of directors chair. Peacock has served for seven years, most recently as vice-chair.

Peacock is CEO of Almag Aluminum, an award-winning, custom-aluminium extruder based in Brampton and Ardmore, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Waterloo engineering program and earned his MBA from York University. He has been active on a number of boards, including the Rotary Club of Toronto-Islington, Brampton Board of Trade and the Aluminum Extruders Council. In 2017, he successfully concluded a $30-million campaign to help build and equip the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness as its campaign chair.

“I am thrilled to be taking the baton as board chair for Osler Foundation,” he said. “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.”

During the annual general meeting, three new general board members were also announced. They include Dr. Gurjit Bajwa, Etobicoke General Hospital staff emergency physician for almost two decades; Tina Larsen, a Brampton-based businesswoman who founded and led several companies in the metal and steel industry; and Dr. Roberta Minna, currently Etobicoke General Hospital interim chief of surgery.

Visit oslerfoundation.org for a full listing of Osler Foundation board members.

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