Senior Leadership

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Pierre Noel, President and CEO


Born and raised in Pembroke, Pierre assumed the position of President and CEO of the Pembroke Regional Hospital in the fall of 2006.



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Dr. Tom Hurley, Chief of Staff

Dr. Tom Hurley is now in his third year as Chief of staff and in this role, is a member of the Hospital's Board of Directors in addition to being a member of the hospital's Senior Leadership Team. 


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Sabine Mersmann, Vice-President, Patient Services – Seniors and Community Care


Since July, 2012 Sabine has held the position of Vice-President of Patient Services - Seniors and Community Care at Pembroke Regional Hospital.

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Francois Lemaire, Vice-President, Patient Services – Acute Care and CNE (Chief Nursing Executive)


Francois has held the position of Vice President, Patient Services – Acute Care and Chief Nursing Executive at PRH since November, 2012.


More about Francois Lemaire

Francois came to us from the Montfort Hospital where he held the position of Director of Critical Care, Emergency and Surgery for six years. Prior to this, Francois held a variety of progressively more senior roles at The Ottawa Hospital, the Trillium Gift of Life Network and in hospitals in the province of Quebec.

Francois has both a Bachelor in Nursing and an MBA from the University of Ottawa and has had part-time teaching roles in the nurse practitioner program at the University of Ottawa and in the critical care program at La Cite Collegial in Ottawa. 

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John Wren, Senior Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Services, CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and CIO (Chief Information Officer)


Since 1983, John who is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA/CGA), has held the position of Vice-President Corporate and Support Services CFO (Chief Financial Officer) / CIO (Chief Information Officer) at Pembroke Regional Hospital


More about John Wren

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, John works closely with the team on the development of strategic directions, quality improvement plans, public reporting, accountability agreements, development of the operational plan, long term facility and equipment planning, and oversight for departments including: Information Technology, Decision Support, Registration and Admitting, Finance, and Materiel’s Management. The position includes the role of Chief Privacy Officer for the Hospital.


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