Mary Jo Haddad
Mary Jo Haddad is the founder and president of MJH & Associates, which provides strategic leadership and healthcare advisory services. In 2013, she retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, a position she held since 2004. Prior to that, she held several leadership positions at SickKids, including Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Nurse Executive. Mary Jo has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Windsor and holds a Master of Health Science from the University of Toronto and Honorary Doctorates of Laws from the University of Windsor, Ryerson University and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. In 2011, Mary Jo was named one of Canada’s inaugural Top 25 Women of Influence in Health Sciences and was inducted into Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Hall of Fame by the Women’s Executive Network. In 2012, she received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. She is a Member of the Order of Canada and a recipient of the Ontario Premier’s Award for Outstanding Achievement. Mary Jo received the Life Sciences Ontario Leadership Award for 2020, and she was appointed Chancellor of the University of Windsor in May 2019.