Rachelle Gagnon is the Vice-President, People and Culture since 2022 for Champlain Seafood, one of the world’s largest processors of premium lobster and crab, with companies in New-Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Massachusetts. Previously, she was VP of Group Insurance for Assumption Life, located in Moncton, and has held the roles of VP of Administration and Client Experience, VP and Chief of HR, Organizational Development and Sales Compensation having worked with the company for over 25 years.
She currently participates in various committees and boards – as well as Maritime Chair for ICD, she is currently the Vice-Chair of Learnsphere, a national not for profit company. She is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of NB Liquor and by extension Cannabis NB, as well as past Vice-Chair of Service New Brunswick, three crown corporations in New Brunswick. She has participated on many other boards: Human Resources Association of New Brunswick (HRANB), Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation, The Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce and is a former member of the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations.
She is a graduate of Université de Moncton and University of New Brunswick with degrees in psychology, public administration, and has an MBA. She also has completed the Director Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is an ICD.D.