News June 13, 2023

Kelly Wilson Appointed President & CEO of Saskatchewan Blue Cross

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 13, 2023 – The Saskatchewan Blue Cross Board of Directors, through its CEO Selection Committee and supported by an executive search firm, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Kelly Wilson as Saskatchewan Blue Cross’ President & Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, following her tenure as Interim President & CEO.

“The executive recruitment process has been extensive, and we’re pleased to have found an ideal candidate in Kelly, who brings extensive leadership experience, vast knowledge of Saskatchewan Blue Cross, and strong financial and business acumen to this role,” said Zane Hansen, Saskatchewan Blue Cross Board Chair. “The organization is in exceptional hands and well-positioned for continued success.”

Kelly joined Saskatchewan Blue Cross in 2015, serving most recently as Interim President & CEO and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation. Born and raised in Saskatoon, Kelly’s financial acumen has taken her around the globe to Australia and Ireland, where she gained experience in both the public and private sectors prior to returning to leadership roles within the province. She’s devoted to her community, currently serving on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity Saskatchewan and previously serving as a board member with Big Sisters of Saskatoon and as a member of the audit committee for SaskCulture.

“We’re proud to be a different kind of benefits provider at Saskatchewan Blue Cross, seizing every opportunity to help support the health and wellbeing of the people and the communities we serve,” said Kelly Wilson, President & CEO of Saskatchewan Blue Cross. “I’m honoured to continue our impactful work as President & CEO alongside a talented Executive Leadership team and our passionate employees. Through collaboration, the delivery of exceptional experiences, innovation and strong local relationships, we’re committed to empowering healthy lives.”

About Saskatchewan Blue Cross

For more than 75 years, Saskatchewan Blue Cross® has been committed to delivering exceptional health and wellness benefits, travel insurance and life insurance solutions to Saskatchewan residents and employers. A locally based, not-for-profit organization, it’s recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, one of the Top 100 Companies in Saskatchewan, one of Canada’s Top 100 Brands (as part of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross® Plans), and proudly supports the wellbeing of more than 200,000 members. With a mission to empower communities on their journey to whole health and wellness, and a vision for a future of lifelong health and wellbeing for every person in Saskatchewan, this team is committed to advancing and benefiting the communities they call home. Learn more at:

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Cheryl de Villiers
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Saskatchewan Blue Cross