As Senior Vice President, British Columbia Jennifer holds the responsibility of ensuring strong relationships with leaders in the B.C. healthcare sector, government, and business community in order to drive business development and growth within the province for LifeLabs.
As the President of Excelleris Technologies Inc., a health technology company and a wholly owned subsidiary of LifeLabs, Jennifer also leads one of the most connected Health Information Exchange platforms in the country, serving over 2.5 million patients, 30,000 health care providers as well as hospitals and hospital networks.
Jennifer brings to LifeLabs her many years of healthcare expertise, and an extensive understanding of LifeLabs as a whole. Before joining LifeLabs, Jennifer held the position as CFO of BC Biomedical where she led the successful sale of the organization to LifeLabs in 2013. Jennifer’s breadth of senior level knowledge, including finance, strategy, and human resources, has gained her invaluable insights into LifeLabs’ people, clients, and operations. Jennifer holds a CPA, CGA designation and has earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and finance from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Jennifer also uses her skillset to give back to her community. She is the Chair of the board of directors for RainCity Housing and Support Society which provides programs and services to those living with mental health, addictions and other challenges and is director for the United Way of the Lower Mainland and LifeSciences British Columbia.
As Vice President of Excelleris Technologies, Francois leads the strategy, development and day-to-day operations.
His focus is on improving the availability and adoption of connected health information across all Canadian care constituents: governments and health authorities, health care providers and patients. In addition to his responsibilities with Excelleris, Francois is also a member of Lifelabs’ Management committee.
Francois has a decade of electronic information distribution experience, most recently having worked as Vice President Operations with a payments company and Chief Operating Officer with an international transaction processing company. He also spent eleven years with Rogers Communications where he led various IT and operations portfolios.
Francois holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He is a trained executive coach and spends most of his free time coaching soccer with the North Vancouver Football Club and the North Shore Girls Soccer Club, as well as and field hockey with the West Vancouver Field Hockey Club.