Ernie joined Medline in 2017. As President of Medline Canada, he has built a strong management team and business culture to accelerate Medline Canada's growth rate, both organically and through successful acquisitions. Ernie led the integration of Medical Mart and the acquisitions of Dufort et Lavigne in 2018 and Médi-Sélect in 2020.
Ernie is passionate about building a great company that has a purpose around improving the lives of Canadians. To that end, and to service Medline Canada customers well, Ernie and his team are creating an empowered, accountable, and outcome-based culture, underpinned by the company's CARES values – Customer Focused, Accountable, Respectful, Efficient and Strength of our People.
Before joining Medline, Ernie spent seventeen years at Xerox Canada, most recently as Senior Vice President of Services. Ernie holds an Honours Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and has served on several boards.