Senior Vice-President & COO
Mr. Liedke brings 34 years of experience to HSN including 18 years in the private sector in Sault Ste Marie and Toronto with KPMG, Reuters Canada Limited, Combustion Engineering Canada Inc. and China Steel Limited Partnership. He served for seven years at Sault College as Director of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Interim President, prior to joining the Sault Area Hospital in 2009 as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. In that capacity, he was executive lead for the hospital construction project completed in March 2011 and assumed executive responsibility for a wide-range of clinical areas from 2014 to 2016.
He is currently a member of the Ontario Hospital Association Labour Relations Committee and of the Meditech Collaborative Negotiating Team.
Mr. Liedke volunteered on several boards including as President of Child Care Algoma, President of the Children’s Aid Society of Algoma, Treasurer of the Algoma Nurse-Practitioner Clinic and with the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation.
He is a Chartered Accountant with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Masters of Business Administration at Lake Superior State University. He taught part-time as a sessional instructor in accounting for eight years at Algoma University.