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Karen Sullivan


Elected to Kerry’s Board of Directors in 2019. With over 36 years of experience in seniors housing, Karen was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Chartwell Retirement Residences in 2020, having served as COO since 2012. Karen is responsible for operations and sales for Chartwell’s 160 retirement residences across Canada. Karen originally joined Chartwell in 2008 as the Executive Vice President, People, with oversight for the human resources and labour relations teams. Prior to joining Chartwell, Karen held progressive positions over a 21 year career at the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) including six years as their Executive Director. Karen is also a former VP Government Relations on the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) Board of Directors and is a founding member of the Canadian Alliance for Long Term Care (CALTC). Karen is proud to be part of Kerry’s Place Board of Directors and making a difference in the lives of people with autism.

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