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How we made a difference in 2017

$700K Budget allocated
43 Local charities
Telus Community Investment Board Greater Toronto Area
Nicolas Caprio (Chair)
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Rexall

Nick began his career as a Pharmacist at Pharmaprix in 1990, becoming a Pharmacist-Owner at Pharmaprix in April, 1991. Nick held that position until April, 1998, when he was appointed as the Vice President of Operations, Pharmaprix. In March, 2006, Nick was then promoted to Vice President, Pharmacy Performance at Shoppers Drug Mart. Nick held that role until 2010, when he was appointed to the Senior Vice President position at Pharmaprix (in Montreal) before being promoted to National Operations as the Senior Vice President at Shoppers Drug Mart and now has undertaken a new Enterprise role since February 5th as SVP Enterprise Pharmacy Operations and Transformation.

Mr. Caprio brings over 25 years of leadership experience in the health care and retailing sectors to the Company. Mr. Caprio’s experience in the health care sector includes community pharmacy, pharmacy operations, pharmacoeconomics, health and wellness and clinical pharmacy within the community setting. Mr. Caprio’s retailing experience includes leading an incredible operations team to drive results, merchandising, marketing, loyalty, communication and customer service.

Nick received his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Montreal and a Minor in BSc, Chemistry. Nick graduated from the Health Sciences program from Marianopolis College.

An active contributor to the industry and his community, Mr. Caprio continues to be a licensed pharmacist in both Ontario and Quebec, Mr. Caprio is a member of the Board of Directors for Drug Free Kids Canada (DFKC) and also sits on the TELUS GTA Community Board, to help youth in Toronto. Nick was the co-chair for the 2013 One Walk to End Women’s cancers to raise funds for the Jewish general Hospital foundation and Nick was the National Chair representing Shoppers Drug Mart for the 2015 One Walk to Conquer Cancer, leading over 800 Shoppers Drug Mart employees (from numerous stores and central office) on the walk to raise funds benefitting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Mr. Caprio is a past trustee of the Jewish General hospital Foundation.

Sandy McIntosh (Vice-Chair)
Sandy McIntosh (Vice-Chair)
Executive Vice President, People and Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer, TELUS
Leen Al Zaibak
Leen Al Zaibak
Co-Founder, Bridges International Youth Education Foundation
Charlie Andrews
Charlie Andrews
Manager, SOCAN Foundation
Suzanne Boggild
Suzanne Boggild
Suzanne Boggild Leadership Coaching
Charlie Casey
Charlie Casey
Vice President, Finance, TELUS
Doug French
Doug French
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, TELUS
Jennifer Kirner
Jennifer Kirner
Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS
Tinashe Mafukidze
Tinashe Mafukidze
Principal, Nectable
Lekan Olawoye
Lekan Olawoye
Program Director, Studio Y, MaRS Discovery District
Diego Pereira No Photo Available
Diego Pereira
Legal Counsel, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)
Rod Piukkala
Rod Piukkala
Vice President, Police Service Technologies, BackCheck
Stephen Siu No Photo Available
Stephen Siu
President, Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation
Suzanne Trusdale
Suzanne Trusdale
Vice President, Small Business Solutions - Sales, TELUS
Andrea Wood No Photo Available
Andrea Wood
Senior Vice President, Legal Services, TELUS
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