The TO2015 Organizing Committee is tasked with the responsibility of planning, managing and delivering the TORONTO 2015 Pan American / Parapan American Games. The size and organization of the staff team will evolve over time to remain in step with current organizational demands.
Chief Executive Officer
In January 2014, Saäd Rafi joined the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) as Chief Executive Officer. He brings a wealth of experience in delivering large-scale transformation, change management and project management to Ontario’s public and private sectors.
Rafi served most recently as deputy minister of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Between 2010 and 2014, he administered an annual budget of $49 billion — the largest health budget in Canada — and oversaw one of the most significant system transformations in Ontario’s health-care sector.
Rafi also served as Ontario’s deputy minister of energy and infrastructure, transportation and community safety, and held senior government positions in the Cabinet Office, Ontario SuperBuild Corporation, economic development and trade.
During his 25-year career, he also built a successful advisory practice in infrastructure and project finance and was a partner with Deloitte and Touche, LLP.
Rafi was a director of both Canada Health Infoway, Inc. and the Greater Toronto Transit Authority.
He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in public administration from Carleton University.
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice-President, Marketing & Revenue
Senior Vice-President, Sport and Venues
Executive Vice-President (EVP) of Operations, Sport and Venue Management (OSV)
Karen Hacker, LL.B., ICD.D
Senior Vice-President Human Resources and Volunteers, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Senior Vice-President, Aboriginal, Community, Cultural and Public Affairs
Senior Vice-President, Communications and Media Relations
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