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OVC appoints Executive Director, Strategy and Planning

Ilya Bogorad, Executive Director, Strategy and Planning at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College.Mr. Ilya Bogorad has been appointed to the position of Executive Director, Strategy and Planning at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). He joins OVC on August 12, 2019.

In the Executive Director role, Bogorad will work closely with all units of the OVC, including the four academic departments, the Office of the Dean, the Health Sciences Centre and ancillary units, to ensure strong decision support, optimal resource utilization, project management, and short- and long-term planning, ensuring sustainability and achieving the goals and vision of the College.

“The Executive Director will be an integral position on the Ontario Veterinary College’s leadership team, promoting the sustainability and growth of the college and its programs,” says OVC dean Jeffrey Wichtel. “Ilya’s senior administrative experience in a number of prestigious health sciences organizations will serve him well at OVC.”

In addition to an MBA (Finance) from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Bogorad brings leadership experience focused on strategic planning, resource optimization, financial management, project management and health services administration.

“It is an absolute honour to be joining the OVC, one of the top veterinary schools in the world, to help shape and realize its strategic goals and key capabilities,” says Ilya. “I look forward to working with the amazing people of the OVC and to do a great deal of learning.”

His most recent appointments have included the positions of Executive Director of IntegraMed Fertility and the Managing Director of Mount Sinai Fertility. He also served in a leadership role at the London Health Sciences Centre, one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals. His senior administrative experience in these prestigious health sciences organizations will serve him well at the Ontario Veterinary College.