Grand River Hospital Foundation announces Interim President and CEO

Grand River Hospital Foundation Board of Governors is pleased to welcome Stephen Swatridge as the interim President and CEO as of November 5.

“We’re very pleased that Stephen has joined us. He has a wealth of expertise and strong community connections that will be invaluable to the Foundation.” said Diane Wolfenden, Chair of Grand River Hospital Foundation Board of Governors.

Stephen is respected in the community and has more than 40 years of experience in the not-for-profit field and executive leadership. He was the CEO of KidsAbility Centre for Child Development for 27 years before retiring in 2013 and was interim CEO of Carizon Family and Community Services and the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation.

Stephen will be with Grand River Hospital Foundation until a permanent President and CEO is confirmed.