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Gotodoctor acquires Industry Veteran Kevin Dougherty to its advisor board

MARKHAM, Ontario , April 19 /Businesswire/ - Tommy Cheung, President and CEO, is pleased to announce that Kevin P. Dougherty, former President of Sun Life of Canada, has joined the Gotodoctor Advisory Board, Gotodoctor is a leading digital health platform with a mission to simplify and deliver healthcare for its members across both public and private health services.

Kevin joins some of the most respected names in the industry on the Gotodoctor Advisory Board, adding a special focus on Strategy, Partnerships and Business Growth.

Kevin spent over 40-year years in the Canadian Insurance and Employee Benefits industry, and led Sun life’s group businesses to leading market positions. He pioneered significant advancements in the insurance industry, including Total Benefits, an industry first that combined Pension Savings and Benefits into a seamless digital platform. He and his team also launched Lumino Health, an innovative search engine for Allied Health providers across Canada.

“Gotodoctor has created an one-of-a-kind public/private platform, through its proprietary technology and pharmacy/clinic network. It has the potential to revolutionize how healthcare services are delivered,” said Kevin Dougherty. “I look forward to helping the Gotodoctor team realize their passion and commitment to seamless access to healthcare for Canadians.”

Kevin is highly active in the Venture Capital space, mentoring and advising high potential healthtechs and insurtechs. Kevin brings a unique combination of expertise in the health and benefits industries, and will help advise the Gotodoctor executive team as it seeks to expedite market adoption, transformational acquisitions and strategic growth.

Kevin has an MBA (International) from the Rotman School of Management, an ICD Designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, and also serves as a Corporate Director with RGA Canada, the largest Reinsurer in Canada.

“I am truly thrilled to welcome Kevin at a time when Gotodoctor is gaining recognition and accelerating on its growth trajectory,“ said Tommy Cheung, CEO and President of Gotodoctor. “Kevin’s strategic vision, industry experience, and technology insights will play a pivotal role in shaping our company’s future in Canada and beyond.”

About is a leading B2B integrated healthcare platform that transforms access to public and benefit services. An estimated a million Canadians are connected to its unique Care Access Technology and Digital Health Services. Its Real Care Delivery Network also combines virtual and in-person care through its 250+ pharmacy and clinic service sites across Canada, and enables members to access comprehensive and scalable physician and other healthcare services. is a preferred provider for McKesson Canada’s Rexall and Retail Banner Group (IDA, Guardian, Remedy’s Rx) pharmacies. Its platform model is already adopted and subscribed by major Canadian enterprises, TPAs, and other insurance partners, like Manitoba Blue Cross, Novartis Canada, SEB Administrative Services/Co-Operators, The Leslie Group, Quick Health Access, Simply Benefits, and Automated Administration Services.

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