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About Bruyère

Guy Chartrand, Secretary


Guy Chartrand

Mr. Chartrand is the president and CEO of Bruyère. In this capacity, he acts as secretary of the board of directors and is an ex-officio member of all committees of the board. He is also an ex-officio member of the Bruyère Foundation board and a director on the Bruyère Research Institute board.

Throughout his career, Mr. Chartrand has held a number of senior positions in hospital, long-term care and community care environments, including president and CEO of Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (CGMH), and president and CEO of the Mattawa General Hospital and the Mattawa Senior’s Living organization.

He is a strong advocate for local health system integration to ensure positive care transitions. Mr. Chartrand is known for his leadership in the redevelopment of CGMH and for the amalgamation of the Mattawa Hospital and Algonquin Nursing Home. While at Collingwood, he led a sub-region transformation journey of integration through designing a shared accountability and balanced scorecard amongst all service delivery partners.

In addition to obtaining an MBA and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University, Mr. Chartrand taught in the School of Business for 13 years as a part-time MBA and undergrad professor. A life-long learner himself, he is currently pursuing his PhD through Pécs University in Hungary. His thesis, Leading Teams, aligns perfectly with his professional mandate to “infuse life into organizational design”.

Mr. Chartrand is a family man who enjoys a number of outdoor activities such as skiing, boating, hiking and biking. 

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