Experience is Our Strength

Andlauer Healthcare Group is managed by a passionate team with 150 years of combined experience working in the logistics, transportation and healthcare industries. Our strong alignment with shareholders and positive employee culture with a focus on transparency, accountability and excellence are what continue to drive us forward.

The Executive Team

Michael Andlauer

Chief Executive Officer

Michael has over 35 years of experience in the Canadian transportation industry. He founded ATS Andlauer (now ATS Healthcare) in 1991 and Associated Logistics Solutions Inc. (now Accuristix) in 1995. Michael also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Andlauer Management Group Inc. (AMG), a company he founded in 1994 to manage and operate transportation and logistics companies with a healthcare focus. In 2019, Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. (AHG) was formed as a subsidiary of AMG to bring several specialized healthcare supply chain companies together under one brand.

With a passion for hockey, Michael has been involved with the Hamilton Bulldogs since 2003, first as a co-owner, then sole owner. In 2009, he purchased a share of the 24-time Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens, Bell Centre and Gillett Entertainment Group (now called evenko) as part of a group headed by Geoff Molson. He stands in as alternate governor for the Habs.

Peter Bromley, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Peter joined AHG in 2019 after a 25-year career with UPS Supply Chain Solutions. He began his UPS career by joining the finance team of Livingston, Inc. – a private Canadian logistics provider which was acquired by UPS in 2000. In the following years, Peter served as Vice President Operations in Canada for UPS before relocating to Europe in 2005. There, he managed various functions for the logistics and distribution product for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In 2009, he began to focus on the first healthcare clients in UPS Europe’s inaugural healthcare distribution centre and would continue on to become Managing Director for UPS Supply Chain Solutions back in Canada.

Peter is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Stephen Barr

President, Transportation

Stephen joined ATS Healthcare in 2009 and has worked in the transportation/logistics field for 30 years. Prior to joining ATS, he was president of both Muir’s Cartage and Indus, part of the Calyx Transportation Group. Muir’s Cartage is a closed-loop transportation provider to some of Canada’s most successful retail and consumer products organizations. Indus was an emerging supply chain management company created to deliver an expanded range of services to existing clients. Prior to joining the Calyx Group, as President of Concord Transportation Inc, he transformed the company from a general LTL carrier to an expedited carrier focused on delivering a full range of premium cross-border transportation solutions. 

Before his career in transportation, Stephen was a management consultant with KPMG’s Strategic & Technology Services. Stephen graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours B. Sc. degree.

Bob Brogan

President, Specialty Solutions

Bob joined ATS Healthcare in 2001 and has been in transportation in successively senior roles since 1984. Prior to ATS, he was with the Day and Ross Transportation Group where he served as CIO and then as the President of the Sameday Rightoway Division. Prior to Day and Ross, he was with CP Limited where he served as the VP of Marketing Services for the CP Express and Transport Division of CP Trucks after a role as Operational Auditor for CP Limited. He started his career with CN Rail as an Operations Research Analyst.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA both from Dalhousie University.

Reg Sheen, CPA, CA

President, Logistics

Reg joined Accuristix in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing Operations, Finance and Information Technology. A year later, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Reg began his career at Price Waterhouse, where he managed a diverse group of manufacturing, retail, healthcare, logistics and financial customers. In 1994, Reg joined Livingston and was promoted to Vice President Finance & Administration where he was involved in the sale of the distribution business to UPS. After the acquisition by UPS, Reg was made Vice President, Finance for UPS Supply Chain Solutions and was a member of its Executive Team. In 2003, Reg transitioned to the role of Vice President Operations – Logistics Services – overseeing the Canadian head office, 14 distribution centres and over 800 employees.

Reg is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an MBA from McMaster University and a B. Sc. in Physics from the University of Waterloo.

Board of Directors

Peter Jelley

Chair

Peter Jelley is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bulldog Capital Partners Inc., a Toronto-based merchant bank focused on private equity investments and advisory services for growth-oriented businesses. In addition, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Trout River Capital Ltd., a leading investor in amusement and hospitality businesses in Atlantic Canada. Previously, Mr. Jelley was an investment banker for more than two decades at National Bank Financial Inc., where he held progressively increasing responsibilities, serving most recently as Head of Investment Banking.

Mr. Jelley holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of King’s College, a Master of Science (Economics) from the London School of Economics and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Andrew Clark 1, 2 *

Lead Director

Andrew Clark has served as Chief Executive Officer of Park Lawn Corporation, a TSX-listed funeral, cremation and cemetery provider, since July 2013. In this role, he grew Park Lawn into a North American industry leader with more than 220 locations in five Canadian provinces and 13 U.S. states. Mr. Clark initially joined Park Lawn in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer after leading a group of investors in the acquisition of approximately 15% of the company. Prior to joining Park Lawn, he founded a successful tourism and hospitality business, which was ultimately merged with Canada’s largest privately held travel company in 2008. He also worked in financial analysis and relationship management roles in the mid-market commercial lending business of Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Mr. Clark holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University and a Master of Letters in Management, Economics and Politics from the University of St. Andrews.

Michael N. Andlauer

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Michael has over 35 years of experience in the Canadian transportation industry. He founded ATS Andlauer (now ATS Healthcare) in 1991 and Associated Logistics Solutions Inc. (now Accuristix) in 1995. Michael also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Andlauer Management Group Inc. (AMG), a company he founded in 1994 to manage and operate transportation and logistics companies with a healthcare focus. In 2019, Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. (AHG) was formed as a subsidiary of AMG to bring several specialized healthcare supply chain companies together under one brand.

With a passion for hockey, Michael has been involved with the Hamilton Bulldogs since 2003, first as a co-owner, then sole owner. In 2009, he purchased a share of the 24-time Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens, Bell Centre and Gillett Entertainment Group (now called evenko) as part of a group headed by Geoff Molson. He stands in as alternate governor for the Habs.

Rona Ambrose 1, 2, 3

Director

The Honourable Ronalee Ambrose has been a corporate director since retiring as a Member of Parliament of Canada in July 2017. She is a former leader of Canada’s official opposition in the House of Commons and a former leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. During her time in the federal cabinet, Ms. Ambrose served as a minister across nine Canadian government departments. As federal health minister, she worked with the World Health Organization on the global Ebola crisis, and championed healthcare innovation. She also served as the Minister responsible of Status of Women, where she earned recognition as a passionate advocate for the rights of women and girls.

Ms. Ambrose sits on the board of directors of TransAlta Corporation, Manulife Financial Corporation, Plan International Canada and Coril Holdings Ltd. In addition, she serves on the advisory board of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, is a member of the Trilateral Commission, and is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria and a Master of Arts from the University of Alberta, and has completed the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Senior Leaders Program.

Cameron Joyce

Director

Cameron Joyce co-founded Associated Logistics Solutions (now known as Accuristix), a leading Canadian healthcare logistics solutions provider, in 1994. In 2004, the firm entered a joint venture with McKesson Corp., and he was appointed President of the new entity. Mr. Joyce served as President from 2004 to 2009, when Associated Logistics acquired McKesson’s equity stake in the Company and was rebranded as Accuristix. He then served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Accuristix from 2009 to 2015, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2015 until his retirement in March of 2019. Prior to co-founding Associated Logistics, Mr. Joyce held progressively senior roles with ICS Group, another leading healthcare logistics firm, ultimately serving as Director of Operations, Canada.

Mr. Joyce currently serves as a director of a number of private companies, including Sheridan Nurseries Ltd. and DC Racking and Maintenance Inc., and sits on the board of the Kids’ Health Links Foundation.

Joseph Schlett, CPA, CA

Director

Joseph Schlett is an independent financial consultant with more than four decades of public accounting experience, including over 35 years with SB Partners LLP, a firm located in Burlington, Ontario. Before retiring from SB Partners in 2018, he was a Senior Partner and Chair of the firm’s Board of Directors. In his role with the firm, Mr. Schlett assisted clients with assurance, taxation, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, business consulting, and financial planning services. He was instrumental to the success of many private business entrepreneurs, while contributing to the significant growth and development of SB Partners.

During his career, Mr. Schlett has held a variety of board positions in both the private and non-profit sectors, involving various director, committee and chair positions. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.

Evelyn Sutherland, CPA, CA 1, 2, 3

Director

Evelyn Sutherland is the Chief Financial Officer of Staples Canada ULC. She is responsible for Staples Canada’s financial reporting and planning, treasury and controller’s operations, taxation, payroll, procurement and real estate asset management. Prior to her appointment at Staples Canada in 2018, Ms. Sutherland held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Enercare Inc., Key REIT, and Unified Purchasing Group of Canada, the Canadian purchasing group for Yum! Brands. Ms. Sutherland currently sits on the board of directors and serves as Treasurer and Chair of the Audit Committee for the Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region and South Simcoe Branch. In 2016, Ms. Sutherland was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network and received the Canadian Dealmakers Award for Mid-Markets.

Ms. Sutherland is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting from the University of Windsor, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario.

Thomas Wellner 1, 3 *

Director

Thomas Wellner is President and Chief Executive Officer of Revera Inc., an owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector based in Mississauga, Ontario. Since joining Revera in 2014, Mr. Wellner has led the organization through transformational growth, working with strategic partners in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom to expand Revera’s portfolio to more than 500 properties internationally. Mr. Wellner has extensive global experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals and health care services, having previously served as Co-CEO of LifeLabs Inc., and as President and CEO of both CML Healthcare Inc. and Therapure Biopharma Inc. Mr. Wellner began his career at Eli Lilly & Company, where he held a variety of global operational and leadership roles over a period of more than 20 years.

Mr. Wellner currently serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies, including Revera and FreshBooks. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences from Queen’s University. In addition, he has completed the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management, as well as an executive education course through the Harvard Business School.

1 Independent director | 2 Member of Compensation, Nominating & Governance Committee | 3 Member of the Audit Committee | * Denotes Committee Chair

Board Committees

Audit Committee

Compensation, Nominating & Governance Committee