Jun 28, 2023

Ciro Panessa – President & CEO – Northern Health

By PFM Search

PFM Executive Search is excited to announce that Ciro Panessa has accepted the role of President & Chief Executive Officer with Northern Health, effective September 5th.

Ciro joined Northern Health in 2014 as the first Regional Director, Chronic Diseases and since 2017, he has been the Northwest Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Northern Health, he worked for the Ministry of Health as the Director, Blood Borne Pathogens. Ciro has been the recipient of the Premier’s Award for Innovation, the UBC Young Alumnus Award, a CIHR Fellowship for the National Canadian Research Training Program in Hepatitis C and the Canadian Nurses Foundation Fellowship for Hepatology Nursing. He holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia and a Family Nurse Practitioner Advanced Graduate Diploma from Athabasca University.

On behalf of PFM Executive Search, congratulations Ciro!

PFM Executive Search is recognized as a leader in executive search and has been working with some of the most prominent Canadian private, public, and not-for-profit clients over the past 30-years. We are known for our ability to recruit senior leaders from around the world to top management positions.