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Every donor and donation has the power to transform lives. We celebrate individuals who have made significant impacts through their contributions, dedication and long-standing support of the Calgary Health Foundation as Honourary Patrons.
Murray Sigler was appointed interim President & CEO of the Calgary Health Foundation on November 3, 2022.
In his role, he works alongside the leadership of the provincial health system, Alberta Health Services, and the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Health to ensure that the best health care and outcomes across Calgary are the standard for Albertans.
Murray brings a wealth of expertise across multiple sectors and has a passion for community growth and healthcare development.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Mr. Sigler served as interim President & CEO of Calgary Chamber of Commerce from August 10, 2020, until July 5, 2021. From 2016 until 2020, he held the position of CEO and, later, Executive Advisor with Sport Calgary, the volunteer non-profit society representing sport in the City of Calgary.
Until June 2016, Murray was President of Axia FibreNet and its subsidiary companies. Before joining Axia in 2009, Murray served as Managing Director of the Government of Alberta’s UK Office for three and a half years. Prior to that he had an extensive career in the aviation industry, including as President and COO of Canadian Airlines International, CEO of Canadian Regional Airlines and initial President and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority.
Today, Murray invests his volunteer time in building community as the Founding Board Chair of Sport for Calgary Foundation, as well as serving as Governance Chair for KidSport Calgary and Flames Sports Entertainment Bank. He also is active as the Chair of the Board for Lindsay Park Sport Society, overseeing operations for the MNP Community & Sport Centre, and serves on the Board at The Glencoe Club, Glencoe Golf and Country Club, and Alberta’s History and Heroes Foundation. He is an honorary lifetime member of the Canada/UK Chamber of Commerce.
He holds degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Alberta and is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta and a graduate of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business in the Advanced Management Program.
In April 2022, Murray was honoured by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce as the recipient of its Sherrold Moore Award, bestowed annually upon a long-standing Chamber member whose character embodies the true essence of community, volunteerism and humble dedication to the community.
Ray Crossley has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Foundation since 2018.
In addition to Ray’s role at the Foundation, he is on the boards of Obsidian Energy, Alberta Securities Commission, and Canada West Foundation (Chair).
In March 2015, Ray retired from the global professional services firm, PwC LLP, after more than 33 years. During his career at PwC, he served a number of the firm’s largest clients and as a member of the firm’s management, as Managing Partner, Western Canada, and Managing Partner of PwC’s Calgary office.
Ray graduated from the University of Western Ontario, is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Alberta, and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Throughout his career, Ray has been active in the philanthropic community. He believes that the health of the citizens of the Calgary region is critical to continuing the evolution of the city as a great place to live for long-time and new Calgarians.
When it comes to making a difference in the health of Albertans, every little bit has the potential to make a big impact – and it’s never been easier.