Mr. Tim Smith has an economics degree and an MBA from the University of Ottawa and joined MD Physician Services (CMA Holdings Inc.) in 1996 after a successful career at The Ottawa Hospital and managing the University of Ottawa family medicine resident teaching unit. Over the past 25 years Tim continued his progressive healthcare and executive management experience in both the financial services and healthcare industries. Tim has led and managed several large strategic initiatives, including the acquisition, start-up and management of several key businesses for CMA Holdings Inc. His last assignment within CMA Holdings family was the acting Executive Vice President of Member Solutions for MD Physician Services Inc. He was responsible for leading the corporate marketing segmentation strategy that set the direction and priorities for products and services needed to meet physician members’ needs. In 2012, he came to the Canadian Medical Association and served as Vice-President of Professional Services and Leadership, was responsible for leading the launch of the new cma.ca website, the CMAJ, Knowledge for Practice, Clinical Products and Services, and the Professional Leadership Program. In December 2014, Tim took on the role as Interim CEO and led a corporate and governance restructuring of the CMA and in January 2015 was appointed as the Canadian Medical Association, Chief Executive Officer.