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Gold Standard  CEO Messages

John Noseworthy, MD, President and CEO, Mayo Clinic

Our staff is key to our success because they provide answers to millions of people who seek care at Mayo Clinic. We are committed to a workplace culture that encourages physical activity, healthy diet and tobacco cessation, and complements the preventive and quality medical care we offer to both our patients and employees.

Craig B. Thompson, MD, President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, we truly value our CEO Gold Standard accreditation. The Gold Standard accreditation recognizes that MSK is as committed to reducing the risk of cancer among those who work within our walls as we are to helping people with cancer around the world.

Glen Villano, Chief Executive Officer, Merchants Fleet Management

Becoming a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer is a logical step in fostering a work environment that values and promotes healthy lifestyles and provides the support needed when a diagnosis of cancer becomes a reality.

Alan F. List, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center

As an institution that focuses solely on the prevention and cure of cancer, Moffitt is proud to earn this designation for its employees. We value the power of prevention and what better place to start than with our own team members.

Betsy A. Kohler, Executive Director, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)

It is important that NAACCR adopt policies that contribute to reducing cancer, and it is an honor to be among the employers across the country supporting this important cause. Even a small organization such as NAACCR can adopt the Gold Standard and make a difference.

John Richman, PhD, President, North Dakota State College of Science

We are honored to be recognized for the work we do to encourage our faculty and staff to lead a healthy lifestyle. Any steps we can take to reduce the cancer risk for our employees and campus community will have a long-term impact on the workforce in North Dakota.

Joel Seligman, President and CEO, Northern Westchester Hospital

Our mission, in part, is to improve and protect the health of individuals in the community through programs that promote healing and wellness, and our staff is a vital part of that community. We are committed to providing our staff members with programs and tools that help them get healthy and stay healthy. We are extremely proud to receive this accreditation in recognition of these efforts and to be recognized as a Gold Standard employer.

Michael J. Dowling, President and CEO, Northwell Health

Since 2011, I have been honored to receive this accreditation for our health system for promoting healthier behavior. We believe that fostering a health-conscience work environment is key to supporting a positive corporate culture.

Scott Batulis, President and CEO, Orange Regional Medical Center

Being accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard is another indication of how Orange Regional values its employees and their families. We’re taking the necessary measures to create a culture that fosters healthy lifestyles.   

Arthur Pappas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pappas Capital

Pappas Capital is honored to receive the CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation. As longtime investors in life science companies, we strongly support the efforts of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer to raise awareness for cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Josef von Rickenbach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PAREXEL International

At PAREXEL, we have a passion for making a profound difference in the lives of people – especially our employees and their families. We are honored the CEO Roundtable on Cancer named us a Gold Standard employer, recognizing our commitment to the health and well-being of our most important asset: our employees.

Ian Read, Chairman & CEO, Pfizer, Inc.

At Pfizer we are committed to wellness through helping colleagues and patients find treatments and cures, and advancing the goal of preventing illness. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard is one way to help colleagues and their family members take responsibility for their health.

David Simmons, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PPD, Inc.

PPD is committed to the fight against cancer. As a global contract research organization with deep expertise in oncology, we are dedicated to helping biopharmaceutical clients deliver safe treatments to patients more quickly, cost-effectively and with the highest possible quality. We’re pleased the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has recognized our efforts in employee health and wellness, and we applaud their worthy mission.

Charles Bisnett, CEO, Pride Inc.

The Gold Standard is an extension of our Healthy Choice Campaign.  We implemented a tobacco-free, exercise, and healthy weight program to provided our team members with the tools to make better choices.

Jim DuCharme, President and Chief Executive Officer, Prime Therapeutics

Prime’s purpose is to help people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. This commitment extends to the members we serve and to our employees. Through innovative wellness programs, we encourage and incent our employees to make good choices to improve their health – including lowering their risks for cancer. We are proud to be a Gold Standard recipient. 

Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, ProMedica

I am deeply honored that ProMedica has been selected for this prestigious recognition. Our Mission is to improve health and well-being, and that includes ProMedica’s employees as well as the communities we serve. From providing a tobacco free workplace and healthy menu options in our cafeterias to supporting tobacco cessation programs,  free cancer screenings, survivorship programs and clinical trials for cancer treatment to employees as well as patients, ProMedica is proud to be part of the fight against cancer. By reaching our employees as well as our patients, we are transforming their lives, our culture and our communities.

Nicholas Colucci, President and CEO, Publicis Health

Supporting the Gold Standard is in line with PHCG's mission to create dialogue around health and wellness by transforming intention into action.

John Lahey, PhD, President, Quinnipiac University

At Quinnipiac University, wellness matters. Our university-wide initiatives provide employees and their families with support and resources to achieve their own wellness goals. We are especially proud of this prestigious Gold Standard accreditation for our North Haven Campus, which is home to our Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and our Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.

Ryan M. Schneider, Chief Executive Officer and President, Realogy Holdings Corp.

This recognition by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer underscores our commitment to the health and well-being of our employees, and we are proud they are taking advantage of our iThrive wellness program that we put in place to give them an active role in their own care.

James M. Whitehurst, President and CEO, Red Hat

Cancer awareness, prevention, and detection are all efforts worthy of attention, and Red Hat is proud to show our commitment to a healthy work environment by earning the CEO Cancer Gold Standard.

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