City Hires New General Manager of Citizen and Leisure Services

May 15, 2015

For immediate release       
Friday, May 15, 2015

The City of Greater Sudbury is pleased to announce that the position of General Manager, Citizen and Leisure Services, will be filled by Ron Henderson, effective immediately. The position is being filled on a temporary basis during Catherine Matheson’s two-year secondment to the North East Local Health Integration Network.

“Ron’s results-oriented management style, as well as his wealth of municipal government experience, will allow him to excel in the position of General Manager,” said Bob Johnston, the City’s Interim Chief Administrative Officer. “Ron brings with him 15 years of experience in managing a large and diverse portfolio, and that experience will be instrumental to his success in the role.”

Mr. Henderson has been the Director of Citizen Services since 2000, and has been with the municipal government for thirty years. He holds a professional accounting designation as well as a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University.  

“I am excited about the challenges and opportunities that this two-year position offers,” said Mr. Henderson. “I look forward to working with all stakeholders, including Council, staff, and the public, to create excellence and innovation in the provision of citizen and leisure services to our community.”

As General Manager, Mr. Henderson will be responsible for Leisure Services, Children Services, and Citizen Services, including Libraries.