Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer

Press Release

Frédéric Beauchemin appointed as CEO

HAWKESBURY, ON – The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH), Guy Yelle, is pleased to announce the appointment of Frédéric Beauchemin as Chief Executive Officer of HGH. He will assume his new duties on September 12, 2022.

This appointment follows a rigorous consultation and search process launched in March 2022 as HGH completed an important period of development with its redevelopment project and the opening of new medical programs and services.

Frédéric Beauchemin has nearly 25 years of experience in the health care network. He has held various clinical and administrative roles in hospitals as well as in the private and home care sectors. Since 2019, he has been the Executive Director of Business Development at The Ottawa Hospital, where he was also the Chief of Physiotherapy and Clinical Director of the Rehabilitation Centre as well as the Neurology, Neurosurgery, Critical Care, Geriatrics, Transitional Care and over 20 outpatient programs. Previously, he was the clinical manager of a complex continuing care unit at Bruyère.

At the regional and provincial levels, Mr. Beauchemin has also played important leadership roles with the Champlain Regional Stroke Network, the Eastern Ontario Regional Geriatric Program, the Champlain Rehabilitation Network and the Ontario Workers Network, as well as serving on various clinical, professional practice and sport committees and boards.

Mr. Beauchemin holds a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Ottawa.

“Given his clinical, operational and business development experience, Mr. Beauchemin is uniquely qualified to continue the growth of the HGH and its drive for excellence. The members of the Board of Directors welcome him and offer him their full cooperation in pursuing the strategic directions adopted to ensure the future of HGH and to make it a model community hospital in Ontario.”
-Guy Yelle
Chair, Board of Directors, HGH


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Hawkesbury and District General Hospital
Telephone: 613-632-1111, ext. 61005