At le Groupe Maurice, every initiative is inspired by people, so it was only fitting that Luc Maurice should surround himself with a team of experts whose professional and personal qualities are inextricably linked. These men and women uphold the values that have earned Le Groupe Maurice its reputation and who join forces with their president in his never-ending quest for excellence.
Chief Financial Officer
With a Bachelor of Commerce from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University and a CPA designation, Hugues has almost 25 years of experience, having served as vice-president in large companies such as Bombardier Transportation and Bombardier Aerospace, and as chief financial officer with more entrepreneurial companies such as Sunseeker International and Polycor. In addition to his great knowledge of the Canadian market, the various positions he held led him to live and work internationally, notably in China, Germany and the United Kingdom.
A true strategist and business partner, Hugues has demonstrated, through his career, great skills in terms of financing, investor relations and value creation. A mobilizer, Hugues is recognized as a team player who is committed to support his colleagues while creating healthy and harmonious relationships with those around him.
Vice President, Human resources
Anne is a passionate, results-focused leader who strives for excellence and customer satisfaction, and has worked in company expansion as well as downsizing, both environments where effective change management is essential.
Anne is recognized for her business acumen and ability to devise simple solutions in business strategy, both tremendous assets for a rapidly growing company like Le Groupe Maurice.
Vice President, Marketing and Sales
Rita Kataroyan, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, joined seniors’ residence industry leader Le Groupe Maurice in 2005.
Ms. Kataroyan is an MBA holder and communications professional with recognized strategic expertise in business development, public relations and brand building. She has been praised for her creative approach to fostering innovation.
Her strong analytical drive motivates her to develop new and effective tools for monitoring Le Groupe Maurice’s key performance indicators. In 2014, she introduced a customer experience program that makes it possible to measure residents’ satisfaction with the services they receive in real time. Rita Kataroyan sits on the board of directors of the Luc Maurice Foundation and is a strong advocate for seniors. She is a major ambassador for the Quebec seniors’ residence model in the rest of Canada.
Vice President, Real Estate Development
Francis Gagnon has a bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing and finance, and has more than 25 years of experience in multi-disciplinary roles in various major companies, both nationally and internationally. Over the past 14 years, he has built a solid reputation in the industry, occupying senior positions at Allegro, Chartwell and Revera, where he worked as Senior Vice President - Retirement.
Francis Gagnon is also recognized for his thoroughness, his leadership, his multidisciplinary knowledge of the environment and his strategic sense. This excellent communicator is a great asset within Le Groupe Maurice, joining a team eager to acquire new knowledge that will lead the company to export its growth outside Quebec.
Vice President, Legal Affairs
Isabelle has over 20 years of experience in business, real estate, and corporate law. She stands out for her drive, team spirit and open mind, not to mention her human qualities and natural good humor!
Isabelle’s "can-do" approach to achieving our common goals, and her expertise and leadership skills, are invaluable to Le Groupe Maurice, especially during this period of rapid expansion when risk management is key.
Vice President, Information Technology
Claude studied information technology in university and has 26 years of experience in the field, 22 of which were as a leading manager. He has worked for several large corporations such as REXFOR, SGF, Cirque du Soleil, Les Résidences Allegro, Chartwell and GDI, always with a role in transformation or growth.
Claude intends to contribute to the evolution of our company and its residents by prioritizing innovation and through the appropriate use of information technology. He also aims to improve the company’s business intelligence, an integral component that is present throughout all areas of Le Groupe Maurice. For him, the best ideas ultimately make the difference.
Vice President, Operations
Marie Frenneaux joined Le Groupe Maurice in November 2018 in the role of Vice President of Operations. Ms. Frenneaux occupied various senior management positions in the fashion industry over a period of 20 years, and has been recognized for her analytical acumen and strategic drive.
A McGill graduate, Ms. Frenneaux has always been committed to improving the customer and employee experience, whatever the organization she works for.
This commitment has driven her actions throughout her career and brought her to where she is today. With her focus set on growth and innovation, Marie Frenneaux ensures that Le Groupe Maurice’s quality standards are maintained so residents can benefit from the best that the industry has to offer.
Assistant Vice President, Operations and Related Services
Marc is truly dedicated to operations. Formally trained in hospitality, Marc has over 25 years in customer service and team management under his belt, and all of his actions and decisions are geared towards results. He always goes above and beyond and thrives on changes that come his way.
At Le Groupe Maurice, Marc stands out for his great listening and communication skills, initiative, and compassion, all of which make him an indispensable member of the team.
Assistant Vice President, Operations
A chartered accountant, Chantal has worked in finance and accounting for 15 years. In 2005, she moved to the seniors’ housing industry.
There, she discovered her passion working for retirees, and made the jump to operations in 2009. She then went on to join Le Groupe Maurice in 2012.
Chantal’s in-depth knowledge of rapidly developing organizations, passion for communication, and precision contribute to her unwavering dedication to achieving her full potential.
Assistant Vice President, Healthcare
A nurse with 35 years’ experience, France Morissette has worked in many of Montreal’s healthcare establishments, and as both a consultant and lecturer in long-term care. An experienced manager, she has managed to improve organizational performance of healthcare operations.
It is a true love for the elderly which led France to specialize in geriatric nursing, and it is this passion which lies at the heart of both her commitment to senior healthcare and a rigorous involvement in its community, in her endeavours for their wellbeing. As such, France is actively involved in various round tables on care and services to retirees.