Mr. Wellner is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Revera Inc., a leading owner, operator, developer, investor and asset manager in the senior living sector. Mr. Wellner, recruited in 2014, has led the transformation of Revera from a predominantly Canadian-focused real estate organization into a collection of strong global operating platforms combined with real estate acquisition/development capabilities and investment partnerships. With strategic partners in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., he led the growth of Revera’s portfolio to more than 550 properties internationally serving more than 65,000 seniors.
Mr. Wellner served as Chief Executive Officer of LifeLabs Inc., CML Healthcare Inc. and Therapure Biopharma Inc., and President of Lilly Germany.. Mr. Wellner began his career at Eli Lilly & Company where he held a variety of global operational and leadership roles. Mr. Wellner holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences from Queen’s University, has completed the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors at Rotman School of Management, and executive education through Harvard Business School. He sits on a number of public and private company Boards. His book, Leading with Humanity, will be published later this year.