Francis Gagnon brings more than 25 years of leadership experience, including ten years in the retirement living sector, to his position as Revera’s Senior Vice President of Retirement Living.
Francis has extensive experience in the senior living sector, and has led national teams focused on sales, marketing and all aspects of the resident experience, from food and beverage to health and wellness to operational procedures and customer service. His sales, marketing and business development expertise was honed through senior management roles at a number of major consumer brands, including Multibar Foods, Pepsi-Cola, Kimberly-Clark and Heinz Canada. He was most recently the Senior Vice-President, Strategic Operations at Chartwell Seniors Housing, and held senior roles with Allegro Retirement.
Francis believes that innovation, a key strategic focus for Revera, has limitless potential to help more seniors live their lives to the fullest, and to help to discover new and better ways of working. His operational priorities include achieving operational excellence, continuously earning resident satisfaction, and engaging and inspiring Revera’s talented and diverse retirement team.
Fully bilingual, Francis received his Bachelor of Business Administration at HEC Montréal/ Université du Quebec à Hull.