Martin Haynes is Chief Strategy Officer with Medavie. As such, he has overall responsibility for strategy and performance management, government relations, and growth initiatives. In his over twenty-five years with Medavie, he has held a number of senior positions within the organization, including, Corporate Secretary, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Vice-President, Corporate Services and Vice-President, Organizational Development.
Mr. Haynes began his career with Kidsons Chartered Accountants in the UK, where he obtained his designation as a chartered accountant in 1981, following which he immigrated to Canada. From 1982 to 1994, he worked with The Coopers & Lybrand Consulting Group, where he held progressively senior roles including Partner in the management consulting practice. In 1994, he established a consulting practice to provide strategic and financial advisory services to clients at an executive level until he joined Medavie Blue Cross in 1995.
He is a Member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is active in industry and community business and public service organizations and is immediate past Chair of 3+ Economic Development Organization, the economic development agency for the Greater Moncton area.
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