Andrea Polatos
SVP & CIO

Company: McKesson Canada

Andrea joined McKesson in January 2020 in the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Information officer for McKesson Canada.    McKesson Canada plays a pivotal role in the Canadian healthcare supply chain by providing solutions to manufacturers, pharmacies, hospitals and various healthcare institutions who serve the needs of Canadian patients every day. McKesson Canada is the largest pharmaceutical distributor in Canada.  It owns and operates 6 retail banners and 2,300 independent community pharmacies.  It is also Canada’s leading online destination for health, wellness, beauty and baby products through Well.ca

Prior to joining McKesson, Andrea held the position of Vice-President Information Technology at SNC Lavalin where she was responsible for the IT Application landscape including design engineering solutions.  SNC-Lavalin is a leading engineering and construction company employing over 50,000 resources in some 100 countries.  She has also held senior roles at Bombardier Aerospace where she lead global technology and business transformations.

Andrea holds a Masters of Business Administration from the John Molson School of Business, Concordia.