Chief Executive Officer
William (Bill) MacLeod joined the Mississauga Halton LHIN in 2007 as Chief Executive Officer. He has enjoyed a distinguished career as a health service executive in many roles and capacities. The majority of his career has been devoted to a number of hospital CEO roles including developmental roles at one of Canada's largest academic health science centres, Hamilton Health Sciences.
Mr. MacLeod trained at the University of Toronto Health Administration program where he received the Robert Wood Johnson Award as the student most likely to make a noteworthy contribution in the field of Health Services Administration.
In 1985 he was chosen as the CEO of Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton where he successfully introduced Program Management and Continuous Quality Improvement methodologies to health care.
In 1990 Mr. MacLeod was selected as the CEO to lead Women's College Hospital where he brought about financial health, increased quality and led the Hospital through a strategic planning process which resulted in the creation of the Women's Health Research Institute, a joint institute with the University of Toronto.
In 1997 Mr. MacLeod left Women's College to pursue opportunities in private sector health care services. After a short stint as President of Health Link Communications, he was soon drawn back to hospital care to take on the role of President of Toronto East General Hospital, then as CEO of St. Michael's where he guided St. Michael's through the acquisition of the Wellesley Hospital's resulting in the successful closure of the Wellesley Hospital.
Mr. MacLeod was appointed Supervisor at Hamilton Health Sciences by the Minister of Health and subsequently became President.In 2001, Mr. MacLeod was asked to take responsibility securing MOHLTC approval for the Hospital's new $400 million multi-site redevelopment plan.
In his activities outside of the hospital, Mr. MacLeod has played leadership roles with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives, Canadian Healthcare Association, Ontario Hospital Association, the Ontario Chartered Quality Institute Network, Council of Ontario Research Directors, and the Young Presidents Organization. He has also led the United Way Health Sector Campaign (2 years in Toronto and 2 years in Hamilton).
In his personal time he loves to golf and travel, most preferably with his wife Linda, and to spend time with his three children Andrew, Collin and Magenta.