Manitoulin Health Centre Appoints New Vice President of Corporate Support Services and Chief Financial Officer


Little Current/Mindemoya, ON - Paula Fields, President and CEO of Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Theriault as the new Vice President of Corporate Support Services and Chief Financial Officer of MHC.


Mr. Theriault fulfills all the requirements of the position as he has completed all the requisites to become a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. 


Mr. Theriault has over a decade of professional experience, primarily in the healthcare sector most recently as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority. He was an integral leader on the redevelopment project to bring a new health care campus to the James/Hudson Bay region that included a hospital, an ambulatory care center, a long-term care facility, a hostel and staff residences. Mr. Theriault is returning to his roots, having grown up in the Greater Sudbury area and often visited Manitoulin Island during his time in the region.


When asked about joining MHC, Mr. Theriault said “I am very excited about this new chapter in my career and in my life.” President and CEO of MHC, Paula Fields said “We are very excited to have Eric join the team. The future is very exciting with the implementation of a comprehensive Health Information System and the work that we are doing with our Indigenous partners and patients to improve cultural safety at MHC. Eric will bring value and years of expertise to the opportunities and challenges that are on our horizon. Eric will be joining our committed team including our Board members, managers and employees. The future is very bright for MHC, our communities and our patients”


Media Contact:
Kelly Timmermans, Communications and Development Co-ordinator
Manitoulin Health Centre
(705) 368-2300 ext 2335


The Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) is a two-site small rural hospital serving the people of Mnidoo Mnising (Manitoulin Island). We are proud to operate on the traditional lands of the Anishinabek people. MHC is committed to ongoing action, awareness, and education that build on reconciliation efforts, and to work against anti-Indigenous racism. We honour the land and First nations presence, practices, language, ceremonies and protocols.