Executive Management

Grant Connelly
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Connelly joined NeuPath as General Manager in July 2018 and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer on February 1, 2019. Mr. Connelly brings several years of experience in the healthcare field, including with: NeuPath as General Manager; as CEO of VroomHealth Inc.; and as CFO of Appletree Medical Group Inc., a company that operates over 30 primary care clinics and an OntarioMD certified EMR developer; and with an Ontario-based healthcare start-up. Throughout his career, Mr. Connelly has played a leadership role in closing M&A transactions valued at over $200 million. Mr. Connelly holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and a Bachelor of Accounting from Brock University.

Jeff Zygouras
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Zygouras joined NeuPath as Corporate Controller in September 2019 and was promoted to Interim Chief Financial Officer in July 2021. Mr. Zygouras has more than 10 years of progressive finance experience including over 7 years with TSX-listed public companies in the health care industry. Prior to NeuPath, Mr. Zygouras served as the Finance Manager at Miravo Healthcare (TSX:MRV)(formerly Nuvo Pharmaceuticals) where he supported the Company through the transformational acquisition of Aralez Pharmaceuticals to become one of the premier specialty pharmaceutical companies in Canada. Prior to working in the healthcare industry, Mr. Zygouras was a member of Ernst & Young Toronto where he completed his designation gaining experience in a variety of industries. Mr. Zygouras is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Master of Management & Professional Accounting degree from the University of Toronto.

Denise Hill
Vice President Western Canada

Ms. Hill joined NeuPath with the acquisition of HealthPointe Medical Centres in February 2021. As Vice President for Western Canada, she is responsible for both operational oversight and for building the NeuPath/HealthPointe brand in Western Canada. Ms. Hill has years of experience leading health industry organizations and providing strategic leadership in the healthcare field. She is the former CEO of HealthPointe and prior to that was Executive Director of a large orthopedic clinic in Edmonton, The Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre. Ms. Hill also previously worked for the Alberta Medical Association and Workers’ Compensation Board in Alberta in the areas of executive consulting and senior leadership. Ms. Hill holds an MBA from Queen’s University and an under graduate degree from the University of Alberta, as well as a Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Bjorn Thies
Vice President People and Culture

Bjorn Thies joined NeuPath as Vice President People and Culture in April 2021. In this role, Bjorn is responsible for leading the People and Culture function of the organization with a strong focus on employee engagement, company culture, and organizational effectiveness. Bjorn has over 18 years of international Human Resources and Learning & Development experience. Prior to joining NeuPath, Bjorn has held several leadership positions within luxury hospitality, and high-end retail, including a 17-year career at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts with assignments in Germany, England, the US, and Canada.

Elaine McCulloch
Vice President Marketing

As the recently appointed Vice President of Marketing, Elaine McCulloch is responsible for leading the brand, digital and B2B marketing strategies for NeuPath. Elaine brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, sales and brand management. Elaine has been privileged to oversee the marketing efforts for some of Canada’s leading brands. Prior to joining NeuPath in 2021, Elaine lead the brand and marketing efforts for prominent media brands at Bell Media, including iHeartRadio, CTV, MUCH Music and HBO Canada. Prior to joining Bell Media, she held various positions over a 10-year career at VIA Rail that included product and promotional marketing and business development. Elaine began her marketing career in London UK, working in international marketing and sales for a series of international trade shows. Elaine holds an Honors of Sociology degree from The University of Western Ontario.