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Announcing a New Addition to Our Team!

The CDHO team is delighted to welcome and introduce our new Director of Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Mr. Ryan Pestana! 

Ryan is a skilled communications professional with over 10 years of progressive experience in all facets of corporate communications and external relations. He has held various positions within the health professional and environmental regulation sector. He comes to the CDHO from his role as Manager of Policy and Communications at the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Ryan has led the development of communications strategies to help organizations achieve strategic goals and engage a wide variety of stakeholders and has helped organizations modernize their communications approach to better reach their audiences. In addition to all of this, Ryan has presented at conferences on communications strategies in the regulatory space and on the importance of social media to reach audiences.

We are delighted and honoured to have him join our exciting team of talented, committed individuals. Ryan’s expertise and experience will support and enhance the CDHO’s strategies in public, registrant, and stakeholder communications. Ryan will join the CDHO beginning May 15, 2023. Welcome Ryan!