Vancouver, BC. (December 13, 2017) – LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services ("LifeLabs") today announced the appointment of Jennifer Cudlipp to LifeLabs' Executive team as the Vice President British Columbia, a new and strategic role for the company.
In this new position, Jennifer will be responsible for LifeLabs' relationships with leaders in the BC healthcare sector, government, and business community, while also fostering new relationships in order to drive business development and growth within the province.
Jennifer brings a wealth of industry experience to this new role. Since joining LifeLabs through the acquisition of BC Biomedical in 2013, Cudlipp has held senior roles within LifeLabs across a variety of departments including finance, strategy, and human resources, where she has gained invaluable insights into LifeLabs' people, clients, and operations. Prior to joining LifeLabs, Cudlipp was the Chief Financial Officer at BC Biomedical.
"We are thrilled to announce Jennifer's new role at LifeLabs. Her exceptional experience and insights into both healthcare and partnerships will help LifeLabs lead the transformation of lab services in British Columbia," said Sue Paish, CEO, LifeLabs. "Jennifer's strong relationships with leaders in the health care sector, government, and business community and her understanding of their unique perspective will help redefine our profile in British Columbia now and into the future."
Jennifer holds a CPA, CGA designation and earned her bachelor of business administration in accounting and finance from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is the Vice Chair of the board of directors for RainCity Housing and Support Society and is a director for the foundation board of the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
"I am honoured and committed to taking on this new role with LifeLabs," says Jennifer Cudlipp, now Vice President, British Columbia. "I have developed a deep appreciation for LifeLabs people and values and I look forward to building upon LifeLabs successes alongside the executive leadership team."
LifeLabs is a Canadian-owned company with over 50 years of experience providing laboratory testing services to help healthcare providers diagnose, treat, monitor, and prevent disease in patients. In communities across British Columbia and Ontario, LifeLabs delivers cost-effective, convenient access to laboratory testing services essential for optimal outcomes in healthcare. LifeLabs employs approximately 5,400 professionally trained staff and delivers over 100 million laboratory tests, supporting over 19 million patient visits annually.
In 2013, LifeLabs acquired BC Biomedical in British Columbia and CML HealthCare in Ontario making LifeLabs the largest community laboratory in Canada. LifeLabs is indirectly owned by OMERS Administration Corporation, whose interest is managed by OMERS Infrastructure Management Inc. In addition to being the first community lab to conduct non-invasive prenatal testing in Canada, LifeLabs is the first lab to provide online appointment booking for patients, non-fasting protocols and secure, on-line access to lab results for patients.
For more information about LifeLabs, visit: www.LifeLabs.com