April Gamache

April Gamache

Chief Executive Officer

April brings over 25 years of experience in healthcare leadership to CATC, having held diverse roles in local, national and international organizations spanning the sector from community services to acute care and government.

Most recently, April served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at Ontario Health, where she led the merger and integration of 22 disparate government agencies to create the new Ontario Health agency. Prior to that, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Trillium Health Partners (THP)–comprised of Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital, and Queensway Health Centre–which provides a range of health-related services from acute care to specialized community programs. During her tenure with THP she also led the COVID command centre services in response to the pandemic.

Before this, April served as the CEO of Motion Specialties, Canada’s largest provider of mobility and accessibility solutions, where she worked directly with clients to assess, build, and service solutions from wheelchairs to home elevators. She was also Chief Operating Officer of Exova, the world’s largest dedicated testing company, and has fulfilled a number of senior roles in LifeLabs and MDS with increasing responsibility in supply chain, business transformation, and operations.

April is originally from Chester, Nova Scotia. As a mom of four children, she enjoys time with family, travelling, and music.