News North Shore Health Network welcomes new CEO SHARE ON: Rosalind Russell, staff Monday, Jun. 10th, 2019 The North Shore Health Network has a new CEO and President. Photo supplied by NSHN The North Shore Health Network’s new CEO has plenty of experience to bring to the table. Ralph Barker served as the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Services at the Group Health Centre in Sault Ste. Marie for the last eight years. He also has over 30 years’ experience including 14 in the Ontario health care sector. Barker was appointed president and chief executive officer following a national search by an independent third party executive recruitment firm.