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Interuniversity Services Incorporated (ISI) Welcomes Paul Sarty as CEO


KBRS is pleased to have assisted in the appointment of Paul Sarty as the next Chief Executive Officer of Interuniversity Services Incorporated (ISI). The following is an excerpt from their recent announcement.


Interuniversity Services Incorporated (ISI) is pleased to welcome Paul Sarty as Chief Executive Officer. Paul brings 35 years of experience as a senior group insurance executive with a background in developing new business and strengthening long-term business relationships.

“We are thrilled to welcome Paul to ISI. We know his extensive experience in the group insurance industry in Atlantic Canada will be an absolute asset to us,” says Gordon MacInnis, Board Chair. “The depth of knowledge and understanding that Paul brings to the table will take ISI into the future and set us up for further success.”

Paul previously held positions as Senior Account Executive at Canada Life, Senior Consultant at Johnston Insurance and Vice President Consulting, Benefits Consulting Practice Leader also at Johnson Insurance.

“I’m very much looking forward to working with the team at Interuniversity Services Incorporated,” says Paul. “My experience as a senior leader will help me to foster crucial relationships and build on their already strong mission of enhancing value for members through collaborative strategic sourcing.”

Interuniversity Services Incorporated (ISI) is a not-for-profit organization that represents a membership of 19 universities and colleges from throughout Atlantic Canada. ISI is comprised of a team of professionals with expertise in public procurement and administrative services within a post-secondary environment. ISI is governed by a Board of Directors made up of a senior administration representative from each member institution.

Sarty’s role with ISI will commence May 27th, providing a smooth transition in leadership from current CEO, David Davidson who retires June 30, 2024. “ On behalf of ISI board members – present and past – I wish to acknowledge and thank Dave for his tremendous contribution to our organization over the past 16 years. We wish him well in his retirement”.