A values-based leader, Fernando Pica is passionate about health care and aligns with our purpose of coming together as one collective team to deliver an exceptional care experience for all. He brings significant expertise in all aspects of finance within health, and has substantial experience with large, complex organizations, leading teams of 60+ across a number of functions in finance, procurement and contracting.
Most recently, he was the vice president, finance and chief financial officer for Cardinal Health (Canada and Latin America), where he helped shape the organization's business and finance strategy. He was responsible for overseeing all financial matters, contracting government relations and served as chair of the company's pension and compensation plan committees.
Prior to that, he held the role of vice president of finance, procurement and lab operations for Sinai Health System, and was part of the successful amalgamation of Mount Sinai Hospital and Bridgeport Active Healthcare. In his previous roles with MDS (LifeLabs, Sciex and Nordion) and Iovate Health Sciences, he helped shape overall business strategy, raise capital and sponsor many new ventures including digital marketing and molecular genetics. His experiences include building finance teams, procedures and systems from the ground up in Canada and internationally. He has also led successful, multi-million dollar business initiatives, including strategic expansions in the UK, Chile and Mexico.
Fernando has helped leaders understand the value of data and analytics above and beyond budgeting and knows the importance of building relationships.