Charlie Therrien

President, Mercy Hospital

Charlie Therrien is the president of Mercy Hospital and also serves as a senior vice president of EMHS.


The Road to Here

Charlie has 35 years of health care experience, working in both physician practice and the small hospital environment. Before being appointed president of Mercy Hospital in 2016, Charlie served as president and CEO of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital (MCMH).

Before coming to MCMH, Charlie served as president and CEO of Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Connecticut.  While with Sharon Hospital, Charlie acted as director of Business Development, vice president of Operations, and chief operating officer before accepting the position of CEO in September of 2005.

Prior to entering hospital administration he gained extensive experience in physician practice management, including leading a 120 physician enterprise and PHO at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut from 1993-1999.

Charlie earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Quantitative Methods from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Guiding Principle

Every individual within an organization should be treated equally.

Proudest Accomplishments

Leading multiple organizations to a higher level of performance over the course of his career. 

What He is Trying to Do

Collaborate with many constituencies and organizations to assist in the transformation necessary to not only perform effectively but to grow and thrive in order to meet the community healthcare needs and expectations.

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