Two executives on the London Health Sciences Centre are leaving the group, effective immediately, simply months after the CEO of the hospital was fired after travelling to the United States throughout the pandemic.
In an electronic mail to employees late Wednesday night, the hospital mentioned govt vice-presidents Susan Nickel and Neil Johnson have been leaving. LHSC is London’s largest employer, with 15,000 staffers.
Nickle was the hospital’s lawyer and “chief individuals officer.” She was with the group for eight years, and her present base wage is listed as $209,500 and she or he was entitled to as much as $6,400 yearly for a efficiency bonus.
Johnson was in control of most cancers care and was the chief enterprise operations officer. His base wage is listed as $214,200, with a efficiency bonus of as much as $6,600.
Johnson was with the hospital for 32 years.
“All of us at LHSC owe Neil a debt of gratitude for his years of service,” Jackie Schleifer Taylor, the hospital’s CEO, wrote within the electronic mail to employees. She additionally praised Nickle’s authorized insights and work because the chair of the board of administrators of the Children’s Hospital (*2*).
In January, the hospital was embroiled in controversy after it fired CEO Paul Woods, who travelled to the United States 5 occasions, regardless of the federal authorities’s suggestion in opposition to non-essential cross-border journey as a part of measures to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
Woods is suing the hospital for wrongful dismissal.