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Welcome to the CEO Edge podcast , with your host Dr. Nancy MacKay, CEO and Founder of MacKay CEO Forums. Our vision is to populate the world with better leaders. In this podcast we interview successful CEOs and trusted advisors on topics of interest to CEOs today
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Nov 29, 2016

Welcome to the CEO Edge Podcast! In this Episode we interview Teryluz Andreu, US Engagement Leader for Aon Hewitt. MacKay CEO Forums is proud to be associated with the AON Best Employers program.

Teryluz is a Partner in Aon Hewitt’s Talent, Rewards & Performance practice based in Chicago and currently leads the Engagement service line for the United States. She has more than 15 years of consulting experience in the areas of engagement, change management, talent management, leadership development, and organizational communication. She specializes in complex, multi-country projects for large companies undergoing major business transformation and HR strategy and program implementation. 

Prior to her current role, Teryluz led Aon Hewitt’s Change Management consulting services for the United States and was the Talent, Rewards & Performance Practice Leader for Aon Hewitt in Latin America. She also led the Latin America Regional Engagement Team for more than six years and was an active member of Aon Hewitt’s Global Engagement Council.

Some of her recent clients include ExxonMobil, Memorial Hermann, Microsoft, Moody’s, Mylan, and RGA. She has also consulted with some of the world’s largest companies in the retail and pharmaceutical industries.

Teryluz is a frequent speaker at professional and industry conferences both domestically and internationally, and has published more than 30 articles and white papers on the topics of engagement, HR strategy, talent management, leadership, and organizational effectiveness. 

Teryluz holds a master’s degree in communication and human resources from Cornell University. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and is certified in change management by Prosci and on several leadership and organizational assessment tools, including Barrett Cultural Values Assessment, Hogan Personality Assessment, and Facet5 Leadership Assessments.

www.aon.com

Nov 24, 2016

Bill Tucker is Chief Executive Officer of Omicron Canada Inc. He is MacKay CEO Forums member and Innovator Partner. 

Omicron is a 150 person integrated development, design and construction firm with offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Victoria. As one of Western Canada’s largest fully integrated firms, Omicron provides turnkey solutions to clients in the Retail, Institutional, Commercial, Industrial, Residential, and Mixed-Use sectors. Bill is responsible for heading the business through strategic acquisitions, organic expansion, business development and client partnering. Omicron is a platinum Best Managed Company.

Bill has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from UBC and an MBA from Queen’s University.  He is also a registered professional engineer in BC. In 2000, Bill joined Omicron as a Principal of the firm and became Managing Principal in 2004 and CEO in 2010.

In addition to his day-to-day business activities, Bill is committed to giving back to the industry and community. He has held numerous non-profit board positions and is a frequent presenter and moderator of panel discussions.  Bill was Chair of the annual Building for Kids Golf Tournament for 10 years where he raised over $1.5 million for BC Children’s Hospital.

www.omicronaec.com

Nov 24, 2016

Welcome to the CEO Edge podcast!  In this episode, we interview Kevin Brady, the CEO & Founder of Advica Health. Kevin is a MacKay CEO Forums member and MacKay CEO Forums Innovator Partner.

Kevin is an enviable leader in the health and benefits field.  His vast experience includes holding a senior management position within one of Canada’s largest insurance companies as well as starting his own employee benefits company. In addition, he saw a need to help Companies and Employees with health solutions and therefore founded Advica Health.  This organization assists companies and individuals by improving their health and providing health and wellness solutions.

Kevin shares his expertise in the area of Health and Wellness through volunteering and giving back to his community.  He has served on many boards in the Health and Wellness field including Board Chair for both the YMCA and his local Hospital, where he is currently leading a Capital Campaign to raise $60 million for the hospital. He is also a sought after speaker on the topic of how companies can improve their profits through Employee Health and Wellness.

He has been recognized as Citizen of the Year in 2007 and Philanthropist of the Year in 2010 for his philanthropic work in his City. 

www.advicahealth.com

Nov 15, 2016

Welcome to the CEO Edge podcast.  In this episode, we interview David Labistour, CEO of MEC and MacKay CEO Forums member for the past 8 years.  MEC has been recognized by Canadian Business as Canada’s Best Brand for the last two years in the row.  With over 2,000 employees across Canada, MEC’s purpose is to inspire and enable everyone to lead active outdoor lifestyles.

In this episode, David talks about the trends in demographics, technology and urbanization that are transforming MEC and the Canadian business environment.  In addition to strategy, he believes that nimbleness is key to thriving the current environment.

David also talks about how E-commerce and mobile technology are huge opportunities for retailers and that exponential businesses are the ones that “keep up with the consumer, not the competition.”

www.mec.ca

Oct 29, 2016

Welcome to the CEO Edge podcast. In this episode, we interview John Nicola, the Chairman & CEO of Nicola Wealth Management, and MacKay CEO Forums member. John's firm is dedicated to serving the complex needs of high net worth families, entrepreneurs, and professionals.

John is a veteran of the financial services industry since 1974, and has spent the last 20 years growing Nicola Wealth Management into one of Canada's premier financial advisory firms with over $4.4 Billion in assets under management. Nicola Wealth Management is an industry leader, being recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. 

In this episode, John shares his insights on what people have done well, as well as the common mistakes that wealthy people continue to make when growing, managing and transferring their wealth and their businesses. 

www.nicolawealth.com

Oct 26, 2016

Welcome to the CEO Edge Podcast. In this episode, we interview Paul Hollands, CEO & Chairman of A&W Food Services of Canada Inc, and a MacKay CEO Forums member. Starting in 1956, this historic brand has grown to over 850 stores across Canada with system sales of over $1 Billion.  A&W leads the industry with on many measures, including being the first and only national burger restaurant in Canada to serve beef raised without the use of hormones or steroids. They are also the first and only national burger restaurant in Canada to serve chicken raised without the use of antibiotics.

Paul has worked with A&W since 1981, becoming Executive VP and COO in 1995, President in 2002,CEO in 2005 and Chairman in 2016. Paul has received Canada's Top 40 under 40 leadership award and most recently the BC CEO of the Year award in 2015. In addition, A&W has been recognized as a Platinum Best Manged Company.

In this podcast, Paul discusses the company's approach to strategy, leadership and culture that has allowed A&W to lead the pace of change in their industry and continue to create exceptional value for their franchisees, investors, employees and guests.

www.aw.ca

 

Oct 20, 2016

Welcome to the The CEO Edge Podcast.  In this episode, we interview Chris Nedelmann, CEO at Copeman Healthcare Canada and MacKay CEO Forums member. Copeman Healthcare combines the care of expert physicians with specialized health professionals in private medical clinics to create an entire team designed just for you and your health goals.

In this podcast, Chris talks about the current opportunities to drive operational excellence and hard business results through comprehensive health and wellness management plans.  In additional to learning about the ROI for making health a priority in your life, you will hear about the future innovations happening now that will extend human life spans past 100 years.

Chris also discusses many of the things that gett in the way of CEOs looking after their health, from lack of knowledge of what is possible to outright denial.

www.copemanhealthcare.com

Oct 4, 2016

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Welcome to the CEO Edge podcast , with your host Dr. Nancy MacKay, CEO and Founder of MacKay CEO Forums. Our vision is to populate the world with better leaders. In this podcast we interview successful CEOs and trusted advisors on topics of interest to CEOs today.

 

Sep 16, 2016

Welcome to the CEO Edge podcast , with your host Dr. Nancy MacKay, CEO and Founder of MacKay CEO Forums. Our vision is to populate the world with better leaders. In this podcast we interview successful CEOs and trusted advisors on topics of interest to CEOs today.

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