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GRH Foundation names new president and CEO

He grew up in the region and is a graduate of the University of Waterloo
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Grand River Hospital in Kitchener. Blair Adams/KitchenerToday

Paul McIntyre Royston will be the next president and CEO of the Grand River Hospital Foundation.

The announcement was made by the foundation's board of directors on Thursday, stating McIntyre Royston is a skilled and seasoned fundraiser with a proven track record for being creative, thinking big and
driving himself and his teams to success. 

For the last two years, he has been CEO of the Canadian Olympic Foundation.

His hospital fundraising experience includes successful tenures at Hamilton Health Sciences and the Sunnybrook Foundation.

He grew up in the region and is a graduate of the University of Waterloo.

"Getting behind our hospital demonstrates a belief in our community and an opportunity to support our family, friends and neighbours now and
in the future." McIntyre Royston said in a release. "Philanthropy changes lives - for both the receiver and the giver."

He will start his new role in December, in the meantime, Stephen Swatridge will stay on as the foundation's interim president and CEO.

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