Board Member & Executive Vice President and Chief
April is currently acting Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Trillium Health Partners, from her most recent role as the Executive Lead for the Institute for Better Health where she led Innovation, Research and Trillium Health Partners’ CAN Health Edge. April has a track record of driving growth in both public and private sector organizations across many industries including health care, consumer services, manufacturing and CPG.
Prior to joining Trillium, April was the Chief Operating Officer of Motion, Canada’s largest provider of mobility and accessibility solutions at ~$200M, ~700 employees and 40 retail and service locations. Motion partners with Government, Not-for-Profits, insurance firms, Health Care providers and directly with clients to assess, build, and service solutions from wheelchairs to home elevators. Before Motion, April was the Chief Operating Officer of the Americas for Exova where she worked with the global team toward a successful IPO in 2014. Exova, now acquired by Element Materials Technology, was the world’s largest dedicated testing company, with 3600 employees and 117 facilities in 22 countries serving industry sectors such as Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Food, Environmental, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Industrial. Prior to this, April led Operations for LifeLabs, the largest private laboratory services provider in Canada, conducting 50 million diagnostic tests for 10 million patients annually, and was part of the team that led the sale from MDS to OMERS in 2007.
April has held national and global roles and is an experienced senior leadership team member with cross functional experience ranging from Business Development and M&A to Operations Management, Finance and Organizational Design. She has seen success in the deployment of Lean & Six Sigma process improvement and in leveraging technology and leading innovation in highly regulated environments.
April holds a Bachelor of Honours, Science in Business, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for Shared Services West and the CAN Health Network.