Board of Directors

Ed Clark
Board Chair, Canada HealthLabs

Ed Clark retired as Group President and CEO of TD Bank Group on November 1, 2014 after 14 years a CEO. Following TD's acquisition of Canada Trust Financial Services in February of 2000, Ed joined TD Bank Group as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TD Canada Trust. In this role he oversaw the successful integration of the TD and Canada Trust banking operations. He then served as President and Chief Operating Officer starting in July 2000. Before joining TD, Ed was President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Trust Financial Services. In 1985, he joined Merrill Lynch, and three years later Ed was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Financial Corporation, a position he held until he joined Canada Trust Financial Services Inc. in 1991.

In 2010, Ed was named Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year. In 2012 and 2013, Ed was named to Barron's prestigious annual list of the World's 30 Best CEOs. Canadian Business awarded Ed CEO of the Year in 2013, and in 2014, American Banker named Ed a Lifetime Achievement Honoree. In 2014 the Harvard Business Review named Ed to The 100 Top Performing CEOs in the World. Most recently, he was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame for his "outstanding professional achievements and enduring contributions to Canadian society."

Allan MacDonald

Allan MacDonald is The Chief Executive Officer of the Bragg Group of Companies in Oxford, Nova Scotia.

Allan has been an advisor to both business and Government on a number of consumer, retail, logistics and sourcing initiatives. Most recently, he has served as the COVID-19 Pandemic Chief Procurement Advisor to the Province of Ontario, in addition to leading the Province's Central Task Force for Sourcing and Procurement through the pandemic.

Having spent the past 11 years at Canadian Tire, as EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Allan oversaw Canadian Tire Corporation's rise to Canada's Most Respected Brand in 2019.

Over the course of his career, Allan has held senior roles at Bell Canada, Aliant Inc. and British Telecom.

Allan holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Acadia University, a Master's degree in Business Administration from Henley Management College in England, is a Board Member of the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation and a past Vice Chair of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.

Senior Management Team

John Gilmour
President and CEO

John Gilmour is President and CEO of Canada HealthLabs, and is responsible for overall strategic direction and growth. John’s primary experience is in laboratories. He has helped optimize and reconfigure more than 1,000 laboratories of all types in North America, most of which were clinical testing laboratories.

John has collaborated with several of North America's most prestigious academic health science centre laboratories and major private sector testing providers. John has more than 30 years' executive and board level health care experience with major North American hospitals and health systems. He is an entrepreneur who has started, grown, and divested health care operating companies.
Scott Andison
Chief Customer Officer

Scott Andison is responsible for CHL’s client-facing products and services and the overall customer experience. This includes all support functions, customer operations, and investments in customer service support. Scott brings over 25 years of experience in government relations, change management, and the development of new product service offerings.

Scott has held senior executive positions in the Ontario ministries of Health, Finance, and Education, and has been directly involved in several quality improvement initiatives in the Ontario healthcare system, working with system partners, community agencies, and industry groups.
Chris Helme
Chief Supply Chain Officer

Chris Helme is responsible for operational and strategic oversight of CHL’s procurement and delivery. Chris is an experienced operations leader, with 25 years of progressive international high-tech manufacturing and operations leadership in aerospace and defense.

Most recently, Chris was Managing Director, Supply Chain, and Vice-President, Operations, for Dynacare. Chris ensures CHL has access to all necessary components for the timely and cost-effective delivery of its integrated testing products and services.