Introducing New Ceo, Tanjit Nagra

On October 20, 2021 / News

Winnipeg, MB – October 20, 2021 – Pharmacists Manitoba is pleased to announce that Tanjit Nagra will be taking over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on November 1, 2021. Tanjit Nagra brings to the role of CEO her experience in government relations, not-for-profit management, and community leadership. She is skilled in strategic planning, advocacy, and public relations. Nagra has served on many community boards, including the University of Manitoba Board of Governors, University of Manitoba Senate and she is also a former President of the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU). Through her involvement at her alma mater, Nagra was instrumental in introducing the universal bus pass program (U-Pass) and flexible health and dental coverage for 20,000+ members. As well, she was the driving force behind a $2.4 million expansion to the childcare centre and the implementation of a 10-year plan in support of student research opportunities, scholarships, and bursaries. Nagra continues to be involved in the community through volunteerism with local resource centres and community centres.
"Pharmacists Manitoba is delighted to welcome Tanjit Nagra as our new CEO effective November 1st, 2021,” Ashley Hart, President of Pharmacists Manitoba said. “Tanjit is an experienced advocate and executive with a reputation for collaborative leadership, community engagement, and a passion for serving Manitobans.  She will bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to our organization, and we have the utmost confidence in Tanjit taking Pharmacists Manitoba to new heights in the coming months and years." “I am thrilled to start as the new CEO for Pharmacists Manitoba.” Nagra said of her new role. “I am appreciative to the Board of Directors for this opportunity. I look forward to working collaboratively with all partners and stakeholders to advance the profession of pharmacy in our province.”

Amy Oliver, licensed pharmacist, and her healthcare advisory firm Amy Oliver + Co, will continue to support the transition in the capacity as Interim CEO. “We would like to extend our gratitude to our Interim CEO, Amy Oliver, for providing her leadership and guidance throughout this transition,” said Ashley Hart.

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