Toronto, Ontario. May 16, 2023– LifeLabs’ Vice President of IT Shared Services and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Mike Melo, has been named Member of the Year, CISO Division by the CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN). The prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions by members who are leaders in senior information technology roles.
“We are thrilled to see Mike Melo, our Vice President of IT Shared Services & CISO, receive this award,” said Charles Brown, President and CEO of LifeLabs. “We look to Mike’s leadership to ensure that LifeLabs continues to provide innovative and secure services to our customers while maintaining the highest standards in the industry.”
CIOCAN President Philippe Johnston praised Melo’s commitment to promoting good security practices within his organization and externally. Melo’s leadership and commitment to continuous improvement have created a culture of collaboration and safety among his employees.
“I am humbled and grateful to receive this award. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire team at LifeLabs and the unwavering support of our management team.” said Mike Melo, Vice President of IT Shared Services & CISO at LifeLabs.
Data protection and privacy is central to everything at LifeLabs. Through our partnership with experts, the cyber research community, the health care sector, governments and IT companies, we are committed to becoming a global leader in protecting health care data.
LifeLabs is Canada’s leading provider of laboratory diagnostic information and digital health connectivity systems, enabling patients and healthcare practitioners to diagnose, treat, monitor, and prevent disease. We support 20 million patient visits annually and conduct over 100 million laboratory tests through leading-edge technologies with 7,000+ talented and dedicated employees. We are a committed innovator in supporting Canadians to live healthier lives. We operate Canada’s first commercial genetics lab and the country’s largest online patient portal, with more than 5 million Canadians receiving their results online. LifeLabs has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers (2021, 2022 and 2023) and Best Employers for Diversity (2022) by Forbes and recognized for having an award-winning Mental Health Program from Benefits Canada. LifeLabs is 100% Canadian owned by OMERS Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. Learn more at LifeLabs.com
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