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The Children’s Hospital Foundation Announces New President & CEO

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (August 15, 2012) - Today, the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba announced the appointment of Lawrence Prout as President & CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Prout brings more than 30 years of fundraising experience to his new role having previously run his own not-for-profit consulting firm. Mr. Prout is taking over for Lesia Sianchuk who worked with the Foundation for over 12 years.

“We are excited to welcome Lawrence’s experience and leadership to the Children’s Hospital Foundation family”, stated Dan Rempel, Chair, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Board of Directors. “His vast community relations and results-oriented approach will play a pivotal role in taking our Foundation to the next level in awareness and support for child health and child health research”.

Mr. Prout has his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Education Certificate both from the University of Manitoba. He currently serves on Scottish Heritage Council of Manitoba, The St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg, Red River Selkirk Settlers Bicentenary Committee, Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Advisory Council, and Association of Fundraising Professionals (Manitoba Chapter) Professional Development Committee.