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John Bragagnolo new Chair of Niagara Health Board of Directors

Posted Jun 27th, 2018

John Bragagnolo new Chair of Niagara Health Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that John Bragagnolo has been appointed Chair of Niagara Health’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Bragagnolo is the Regional Director – Southwestern Retail Properties for Cushman &Wakefield Asset Services. He oversees and is responsible for a large portfolio of enclosed shopping centres and outdoor centres from Windsor to Orangeville with the largest being Pen Centre in St. Catharines. He has thirty years’ experience in the property management industry. Mr. Bragagnolo has a Bachelor of Science in Biology (Physiology and Pharmacology) from the University of Western Ontario and has completed many Master in Business Administration courses. He holds a certificate in Human Resource Management from Queen’s University and a certificate in Performance Excellence from the Disney Institute in Florida.  Mr. Bragagnolo has a particular interest in the areas of generative governance, quality, patient experience, customer service, and performance excellence.

Mr. Bragagnolo has served in many senior volunteer positions, including Chair of the Board of the Timmins and District Hospital, President of the Timmins Chamber of Commerce, Vice-President of the Scarborough Chamber of Commerce, executive member of the St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation and was Chairman of Advocacy Committee that was responsible for getting the Meridian Centre built. Mr. Bragagnolo, along with his wife Vicki, and their family reside in St. Catharines.

"A huge thank you to outgoing Board Chair John MacDonald for his strong leadership and guidance," says Mr. Bragagnolo. "John was instrumental in shaping the process to develop our first Strategic Plan. Board members have sincerely valued his kind, calm and steady approach to all matters of the Board."

Mr. Bragagnolo recognized the hard-working and compassionate people who make up Niagara Health and who do extraordinary work every day providing patients and families with high-quality care.

Mr. MacDonald held the position of Board Chair since June 2016 and has been a member of the Board since it was established in 2012. He will continue to serve as a Member.

Learn more about our Board of Directors here

Photo caption: From left, John MacDonald, the outgoing Chair of Niagara Health’s Board of Directors, with John Bragagnolo, who was appointed Board Chair at the AGM.

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