Robert Zed is a leading, thinking entrepreneur, a philanthropist, and a community leader who prides himself on making a difference. Zed Group, which he helms, is a diversified collection of companies in the broad spectrum of healthcare strategy & navigation, hospitality, and event production.
His experience as a former hospital vice-president and a board member on a variety of healthcare foundations & associations, coupled with his experience in operations makes his perspective in Canadian healthcare unprecedented. With a comprehensive network of affiliations and an impressive blue-chip client list, he has assisted many organizations in successfully achieving their strategic performance objectives, improving accountabilities, outcomes and increasing their market penetration through his tailored system of executive navigation and strategic advisory services.
Robert has established dozens of companies in the past 40 years, including Triangle Strategies, ZedEvents and Crothall Services Canada, a provider of outsourced food and facilities management solutions for hospitals and schools throughout North America. After leading Crothall Services Canada to $30 million in annual revenues, Robert sold the business and remained as Chair of Compass Group Healthcare until 2016.
He has been recognized nationally with a number of significant awards including Top 50 CEOS, Canadas Top 40 under 40, Queens Jubilee Medal, Rockstar Mentor of the Year Startup Canada, and 2019 Business Person of the year for the Lebanese Chamber of Commerce. He is significantly involved in community efforts in the area of mental health, education, youth mentorship and healthcare.