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Executive team

Charlene Gavel

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Charlene was born and raised in Saskatchewan and began working at SaskTel 10 years ago.

She brings a wealth of experience to her new role as the company’s President & CEO, having held a variety of senior leadership positions throughout her career. Before becoming SaskTel’s Chief Financial Officer in 2014, she held positions at SaskTel International as Chief Financial Officer, with the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Financial Services, and at Information Services Corporation (ISC) as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Charlene is highly accomplished, having earned a Bachelor of Administration (BAdmin) degree from the University of Regina and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA). She also achieved the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D.) in 2018 and is SaskTel's first-ever female President and CEO.

Always a proud mother and wife, outside of work Charlene loves spending quality time with her family. Charlene is also an avid golfer and enjoys playing a round when her schedule allows.

As an active and dedicated member of the community, she currently serves on the boards of SaskTel International, Conexus Arts Centre, and the Hospitals of Regina Foundation.