March 8, 2016
On behalf of OECM’s Board of Directors, Georgina Steinsky, Chair, announced today that John Sabo,will be joining OECM as the new President and CEO of OECM on May 2, 2016. He will be replacing Terry Kyritsis, who is retiring on May 31.
“As the new CEO, John will be the prime agent and catalyst for energetically leading OECM’s ambitious transformation agenda over the next several years, with the goal of ensuring revenue growth, financial sustainability, value-for-money and continued service excellence. He has been a strong supporter of OECM’s mandate and value proposition since it launched in 2006, including participation on OECM’s Board of Directors from 2009 – 2013,” said Georgina.
John is currently the Associate Director, Corporate Services and Treasurer of the Board at York Catholic District School Board and is retiring from the school board after 32 years. In his current role he provides executive leadership and facilitates the coordination and collaboration of the procurement, finance, human resources, information technology, plant, transportation, planning and environmental teams.
“John is well positioned for success,” said Georgina Steinsky. “He has proven leadership in successfully providing visionary leadership with accountability for strategic and operational plans in a complex environment with executive teams and Boards of Directors.”
John has always focused on collaborating “beyond his school board” by playing key leadership roles with several public sector boards of directors, such as the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Board (13 years), Southlake Regional Health Centre Hospital (since 2014), Ontario School Boards Financing Corporation (OSBFC) and the Catholic School Board Services Association (CSBSA). He was also the founding member and first chair of the Council of Senior Business Officials of Ontario (COSBO).