New senior vice president takes the helm at Heart and Stroke in Quebec

(Montreal) — Heart & Stroke is pleased to announce the appointment of fundraising expert Carl Julien as senior vice president, Quebec. 

“Carl’s extensive background in the not-for-profit sector working with donors and partners, and government and business leaders will be instrumental in helping us drive our mission impact,” says Doug Roth, CEO at Heart & Stroke. “Like all of us at Heart & Stroke, Carl believes in the power of collaboration, and his experience and track record in fundraising will be an incredible asset to our team not only in Quebec but across the rest of the country.” 

Roth adds that Julien was selected following an extensive search process and that his innovative thinking and creative problem-solving approach will be instrumental in seizing new opportunities to grow funding. 

“I am excited about the opportunity to continue my work as a strong advocate for improving the health of people in this country and to work with the passionate and seasoned team at Heart & Stroke,” says Julien. “Heart disease and stroke have not gone away during the pandemic and people living with these conditions need our support more than ever. Health will continue to be top of mind for people in this country, and I’m committed to help beat heart disease and stroke.”

Prior to joining Heart & Stroke, Julien was Executive Director, Quebec Division, Arthritis Society where he led innovative fundraising initiatives, including major capital campaigns and events, as well as managing industry and government relations. He has also worked in senior leadership positions at the Quebec University Institute of Mental Health, the Montreal Heart Institute, and Ketchum Canada Inc.

For more information:

Maryse Bégin
Regional Manager, Communications, Québec
514-871-8038, ext. 20232

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