OPA hires Mr. Justin Bates as their new chief executive officer

“For the benefit of the Board of Directors and the enrollment of the Association, I’m satisfied to greet Justin Bates to OPA,” says Jen Baker, Chair of the Board at OPA. “Justin is a convincing influencer with center, vision and a compelling correspondence style in help of authoritative development. Social insurance and the drug store calling are experiencing gigantic change in Ontario and I’m anticipating working with Justin to fortify the fate of drug store and our job in conveying imaginative consideration to patients.”

Bates, who joins OPA from his present position of CEO of Neighborhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighborhood Pharmacies), will be centered on helping the Association accomplish the aggressive objectives set out in its 2019-2021 key arrangement, including executing drug specialists’ extended extent of training to more readily meet the social insurance needs of Ontarians.

“This is an energizing time in medicinal services and drug store,” says Bates. “Our new extended extent of training puts drug specialists at the focal point of patient consideration and will guarantee Ontarians are bolstered interprofessionally by all social insurance experts including drug specialists. I anticipate working with the Board, the enrollment and staff at OPA to actualize this new degree and help drive the proceeded with advancement of drug store practice in this area so our drug specialists and drug store experts are enabled to convey the most ideal consideration to their patients.”

Bates started his vocation in the promoting and advertising business before changing into the medical coverage industry where he filled in as an advisor for a drug store advantage supervisor and as a head in a medical advantages outsider executive. He has gone through the most recent 14 years upholding for the benefit of the drug store industry in different limits at Neighborhood Pharmacies including as Chief Executive Officer since 2016. In his job as CEO of Neighborhood Pharmacies, he executed a cooperative way to deal with the executives and partner relations to progress key activities and monetary manageability while creating solid drug store industry associations with all partners.

Notwithstanding foundation training in political theory and brain research, Bates holds an exchange authentication from the Harvard Negotiation Institute and has finished the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Executive Program: Not revenue driven Governance Essentials Program. He fills in as a Director on the GS1 Canada Pharmacy Sector Board and the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Board.