New CEO and Registrar Appointed
Jay O’Neill, CEO and Registrar
(June 4, 2018) – The Board of Directors of the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) is very pleased to announce, that after an extensive search, it has appointed Jay O’Neill as the new Chief Executive Officer and Registrar, effective June 11, 2018.
Mr. O’Neill has been at the RHRA since 2011, most recently in the role of Chief Operating Officer overseeing finance, HR, IT, enterprise risk, and all other corporate functions, and has been instrumental in building and advancing the organization as it fulfills its mandate of informing and protecting seniors. Mr. O’Neill’s career has spanned many industries including manufacturing, distribution, pipeline and energy services, and a professional services firm where he assumed responsibility for corporate development.
He is a graduate of the MBA program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and completed his undergraduate studies in organizational development and political science at York University. He is also a director on the Board of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario.
In making the announcement, John Rossiter, Chair of the Board of the RHRA said “RHRA’s ambitious strategic plan and critical mandate calls for a skilled leader who can ensure RHRA continues down the path it has set and ensures the RHRA is a modern regulator focused on what is best for seniors across this province. Mr. O’Neill is that leader, and we are delighted to have him taking over as CEO and Registrar.”