On June 21, 2017, Mr. François Gratton was elected Chair of the Lighthouse, Children and Families’ Board of Directors, thus succeeding to Mr. Jean-Daniel Brisson.
As Executive Vice-President of TELUS Partner Solutions and President of TELUS Business Solutions (Eastern Canada and Quebec), Mr. Gratton is in charge of corporate product sales, marketing, and support services throughout Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces.
Mr. Gratton completed his MBA at the Harvard Business School, and his LL.B. at the University of Montreal. He sits on the board of different organizations such as Montreal Inc., La Presse, Gesca and Square Victoria Communications, and is also a member of the Quebec Circle of Presidents and of the Harvard Business School Advisory Board.
As an actively contributing member of his community, Mr. Gratton is Vice-President of TELUS Community Investment in Montreal. In 2009, he was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.
We would like to welcome him as Chair of the Lighthouse, Children and Families’ Board of Directors.
Furthermore, this is the opportunity for us to thank Mr. Jean-Daniel Brisson, President of StratEXEC Inc., for the four years he dedicated to the Lighthouse. We are delighted to announce that he will be staying with us as a member of the BOD.
We also warmly welcome the other board members: Dr. Geoff Dougherty, division head, division of general pediatrics, Montreal Children’s Hospital; Mr. Dominic Paradis, Vice President, legal and corporate secretary, National Bank; Mrs. Marilyne Picard, co-founder, Parents jusqu’au bout; and Mr. Berard Riverin, Director General, Société de soins palliatifs à domicile du Grand Montréal.
Finally, we wish all of the outgoing members great success and would like to share our extreme gratitude for their commitment: Mrs. Aurore Cote, Director, Network and Partnership Program, Respiratory Medicine Division, Montreal Children’s Hospital and McGill University Health Centre; Mrs. Nicole Magnan, Management Advisor; and Mr. Paul Trihey, Executive Vice-President, Global Sales and Marketing, Fusion BPO Services.