Montréal International welcomes new members to its Board of Directors

April 24, 2020

At the end of its 24th Annual General Meeting, held virtually for the first time, Montréal International welcomed five new influential members from the Montréal business community to its Board of Directors:

  • Hubert Bolduc, President, Investissement Québec International
  • Pierre Cardin, Senior Vice-President, Head of Public Affairs Canada, Airbus
  • Magda Fusaro, Rector, Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Mario Lapierre, Senior Vice-President, Direct Sales and Distribution, Desjardins
  • Pierre Piché, Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada

“Together, with our partners in the private and public sectors, we are opening a new chapter to support the city’s economy. I thank all the members of the Board of Directors for their invaluable support and renewed confidence, and I invite the entire business community to mobilize and support Greater Montréal’s economic recovery efforts,” said Jean Laurin, Chairman of the Board of Montréal International. “More than ever, Greater Montréal must leverage this spirit of cooperation to find innovative solutions and come out ahead.”

Board of Directors

Montréal International also reappointed 15 members to its Board of Directors, which is now made up of the following individuals (N=New, R=Reappointed):

  • Jean Laurin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Montréal International, and President and CEO, Devencore (R)
  • Éric Bédard, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, Montréal International, and Managing Partner, Québec Region, Fasken (R)
  • Anne-Marie Hubert, Treasurer of the Board of Directors, Montréal International, and Managing Partner, Québec, EY (R)
  • Stéphane Paquet, President and CEO, Montréal International

Private Sector Representatives

  • Francis Baillet, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Ubisoft (R)
  • Hubert Bolduc, President, Investissement Québec International (N)
  • Pierre Cardin, Senior Vice-President, Head of Public Affairs Canada, Airbus (N)
  • Alain Denis, Senior Vice-President Investments – Venture Capital, Fonds de solidarité FTQ (R)
  • Magda Fusaro, Rector, Université du Québec à Montréal (N)
  • Claude Gagnon, President, Operations, BMO Financial Group, Québec (R)
  • Sylvain Gascon, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Corporate and Investment Banking, National Bank Financial Inc. (R)
  • Stéphanie Grandperret, Chief Operating Officer, NewCities (R)
  • Frank Kollmar, Chief Executive Officer, L’Oréal Canada (R)
  • Mario Lapierre, Senior Vice-President, Direct Sales and Distribution, Desjardins (N)
  • Frédéric Martel, Chief Investment Officer, Claridge (R)
  • Pierre Piché, Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada (N)
  • Pierre Pilote, Managing Partner, Gowling WLG (R)
  • Jean-François Prince, MBA, CFA, Regional Vice-President, Business Financial Services Québec, RBC Royal Bank, Royal Bank of Canada (R)
  • Élise Proulx, Executive Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications and Chief of Staff, Ivanhoé Cambridge (R)
  • Philippe Rainville, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aéroports de Montréal
  • Louise Roy, O.C., O.Q., Chancellor Emeritus, Université de Montréal, and Chair of the Board, CIRANO (R)

Public Sector Representatives

  • Richard Deschamps, City Councillor, City of Montréal, LaSalle Borough
  • Julie Ethier, Executive Director, Développement économique de l’agglomération de Longueuil
  • Guy Pilon, Mayor, City of Vaudreuil-Dorion
  • Valérie Plante, Mayor, City of Montréal, and Chair of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal
  • Luc Rabouin, Mayor of the Borough of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal and Executive Committee Member, City of Montréal
  • Sylvie Surprenant, Mayor, City of Sainte-Thérèse
  • Philipe Tomlinson, Mayor of the Borough of Outremont and City Councillor, City of Montréal
  • Christiane Yoakim, President of the City Council, City of Laval

Observers

  • Jean-Frédéric Lafaille, Vice-President, Policy and Communications, Canada Economic Development for Québec Regions
  • Manon Lecours, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
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