ST. CATHARINES, ON. – The Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre Board of Trustees is pleased to confirm the appointment of Lynne Pay as the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer.
Anne Atkinson, Board Chair and Dr. Robert Stewart, President of The Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph of the Hotel Dieu of St. Catharines confirmed the appointment today.
Interim CEO since August of 2018, Ms. Pay has served in senior administrative positions in the private and public sectors for the last 30 years.
“Lynne joined Hotel Dieu in 1999 and has demonstrated the exemplary skills and dedication needed to lead our hospital,” Ms. Atkinson said.
Ms. Pay served as Vice President of Corporate Services with a portfolio including human resources, legal, quality and risk, and environmental services.”
A native of Welland, and lifetime resident of Niagara, Ms. Pay graduated from Brock University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English and completed her law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School.
She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.
“I am humbled and honoured with this confirmation of trust from the Board and The Religious Hospitallers of the Hotel Dieu of St. Catharines”, Ms. Pay said.
“It is my privilege to work among such a dedicated and talented team of staff, physicians, volunteers, patient advisors and Board Trustees.
Together, we focus on providing exemplary rehabilitative and complex care to Niagara residents and we are committed to extending the same care, kindness and compassion to each other as we do to the patients we serve.”
“I and the Members of the Corporation offer our congratulations to Lynne on her appointment as Chief Executive Officer of our Hospital at St. Catharines, Ontario.
Lynne has been involved with Hotel Dieu for a number of years and more recently as Interim CEO.
She is very dedicated to the mission and values of the organization,” said Robert B. Stewart, President of the Corporation and President and CEO of Catholic Health International.
“The team at Hotel Dieu Shaver lives our mission every day by providing exceptional and innovative care, meeting the unmet needs of our community, consistent with the rich history of both The Religious Hospitallers of the Hotel Dieu and the Shaver Hospital,” Ms. Anne Atkinson noted.
“Ms. Pay shares our vision and commitment and her collaborative leadership style and experience will help lead our Hospital as we work to expand our services to the people of Niagara.”
As the only rehabilitation hospital in Niagara, Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre provides comfort, care, hope, and exceptional clinical outcomes to thousands of Niagara residents through rehabilitation and complex care programs.