Montréal International welcomes new influential members to its board of directors

At its Annual General Meeting held on April 26, Montréal International welcomed several new influential members to its Board of Directors, four of whom are from the Montréal business community: Christian Dubé, Executive Vice-President – Québec, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec; Anne-Marie Hubert, Managing Partner – Québec, EY; Frank Kollmar, President and CEO, L’Oréal Canada; and Nathalie Larue, Executive Vice-President, Strategy, Marketing and Personal Services, Desjardins.

They are joining the twenty other members already on the Board, along with six new representatives from the public sector of the metropolitan area: Robert Beaudry, member of the Executive Committee and responsible for economic development, City of Montréal; David De Cotis, Vice-President of the Executive Committee, City of Laval; Guy Pilon, Mayor, City of Vaudreuil-Dorion and representative of the South Shore; Valérie Plante, Mayor, City of Montréal and President, Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal; Sylvie Surprenant, Mayor, City of Sainte-Thérèse and representative of the North Shore; Philippe Tomlinson, Mayor, Borough of Outremont, and Councillor of the City of Montréal.

“Montréal International brings everyone in Greater Montréal together around a common goal. That’s hundreds of partners, municipalities, governments and businesses joining forces to make Greater Montréal more attractive and enhance its international status. And when I say everyone, I also mean our Board members, who come from both the public and business sector and share the same commitment to move the region forward”, said L. Jacques Ménard, President of the Board of Directors, Montréal International, and President Emeritus, BMO Financial Group, Québec.

Members of the Montréal International Board of Directors

Montréal International also reappointed eleven members to its Board of Directors, which is now made up of the following individuals (N=New, R=Reappointed):

L. Jacques Ménard, President of the Board of Directors, Montréal International and President Emeritus, BMO Financial Group, Québec (R)
Hubert Bolduc, President and Chief Executive Officer, Montréal International
Jean Laurin, Vice President of the Board, Montréal International and President and Chief Executive Officer, NKF Devencore
Tony Loffreda, Treasurer of the Board, Montréal International and Vice Chairman, RBC Wealth Management

Private Sector Representatives
Francis Baillet, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Ubisoft (R)
Éric Bédard, Managing Partner for the Québec region, Fasken Martineau
Christian Dubé, Executive Vice-President – Québec, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (N)
Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University
Anne-Marie Hubert, Managing Partner – Québec, EY (N)
Frank Kollmar, President and CEO, L’Oréal Canada (N)
Peter Kruyt, Vice President, Power Corporation of Canada
Nathalie Larue, Executive Vice-President, Strategy, Marketing and Personal Services, Desjardins (N)
Paul Lirette, President, Canada Pharmaceuticals, GSK
Jean-Luc Monfort, General Manager, Blue Solutions Canada
John Parisella, Senior Advisor, Business Outreach, NATIONAL and Executive Director, Campus Montréal (R)
Pierre Pilote, Leader – Government Affairs Industry Group and Partner, Gowling WLG (R)
Élise Proulx, Vice President, Communications and Government Affairs, Hydro-Québec (R)
Philippe Rainville, President and CEO, Aéroports de Montréal (R)
Louise Roy, Chancellor and Chairman of the Board, Université de Montréal and President of the Board, CIRANO (R)
Jean Wilhelmy, Senior Vice President Aerospace, Construction, Services and Transportation, Solidarity Fund QFL

Public Sector Representatives
Robert Beaudry, member of the Executive Committee and responsible for economic development, City of Montréal (N)
David De Cotis, Vice President of the Executive Committee, City of Laval (N)
Richard Deschamps, Councillor of the City of Montréal, LaSalle Borough (R)
Julie Ethier, Director, Développement économique de l’agglomération de Longueuil (R)
Guy Pilon, Mayor, City of Vaudreuil-Dorion and representative of the South Shore (N)
Valérie Plante, Mayor, City of Montréal and President, Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (N)
Sylvie Surprenant, Mayor, City of Sainte-Thérèse and representative of the North Shore (N)
Philippe Tomlinson, Mayor, Borough of Outremont, and Councillor of the City of Montréal (N)

Observers
Claude Gagnon, President, Operations, BMO Financial Group, Québec
Marie-Chantal Girard, Vice President, Policy and Communications, Canada Economic Development for Québec regions (R)
Manon Lecours, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Occupation du territoire (R)
Valérie Vézina, Vice President and Deputy Chief Executive officer

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