ADM’s Management Committee consists of managers recognized for their expertise in their respective fields. In addition to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Committee has seven vice-presidents – Legal Affairs and Secretary; Public Affairs and Communications; Airport Operations and Air Services Development; Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer; Planning, Engineering and Construction; Real Estate and Commercial Services; and Human Resources.
Philippe Rainville, CPA, CA
President and CEO
President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2017, Philippe Rainville joined the Aéroports de Montréal team in January 2008 as Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. He was responsible for strategic planning, financial management, information technology, procurement and property management. From April 2014 to December 2016, he was Vice President, Planning, Engineering and Construction.
Mr. Rainville came to the Corporation with a solid background in large companies such as Provigo, Pepsi-Cola and Molson, where he held various senior management positions related to finance, strategic planning and information technologies. Prior to joining ADM, he was Chief Financial Officer, North America, at Tarkett Inc., a multinational manufacturer of hardwood and vinyl.
Mr. Rainville holds a BA in Business Administration from McGill University in Montréal and has been a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec since 1986.
Vice President, Human Resources
After working in human resources consulting firms and service companies including Mercer, Laurentian Imperial Insurance and Société des casinos du Québec, Joanne Bergeron joined Aéroports de Montréal in 1995 as Assistant Director, Human Resources. She was promoted to Director in 1999 and Vice President in 2011.
Mrs. Bergeron holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management (Human Resources) from École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montréal. She also holds a BA in Psychology from Université de Montréal. She is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Collège Gérald-Godin.
Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary
Pierre Gagnon joined Aéroports de Montréal in 2009 as Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary. He previously held the position of General Counsel for Hydro-Québec, responsible for the corporation’s entire legal department.
Mr. Gagnon began his career with the firm Mackenzie Gervais (now Borden Ladner Gervais), where he became a partner in 1990. Initially active in civil and commercial litigation, he developed a specialization in regulation.
Mr. Gagnon worked for more than 10 years in the telecommunications industry, including Bell Canada, Vidéotron Télécom and Vidéotron Communications. He held positions of increasing responsibility prior to being named Vice President, Public and Regulatory Affairs, Vidéotron Communications.
Mr. Gagnon received his law degree from Université de Montréal in 1983 and has been a member of the Québec Bar since 1984.
Charles A Gratton
Vice President, Real Estate and Commercial Services
Charles A Gratton has been Vice President, Real Estate and Commercial Services, at Aéroports de Montréal since October 2011. He has spent most of his career in real estate and retail, among others as a territory manager at Suncor then as a senior manager at the head office in Toronto. In this capacity, he was responsible for re-engineering the retail customer experience.
Mr. Gratton has also worked for major companies such as Alimentation Couche-Tard, as Director, Real Estate and Business Development, at First Capital Realty, as Director, Development and Acquisitions, and at Familiprix as Vice-President, Business Development.
Mr. Gratton holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from the University of Ottawa.
Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
Nathalie Hamel joined Aéroports de Montréal in March 2017 as Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications. Recognized for her leadership in communications, public affairs and reputation management, Nathalie Hamel has held senior executive positions with private- and public-sector companies in Canada and internationally, including the Société des alcools du Québec, Aon, Air Liquide, and Aéroports de Montréal, at the time of the airport authority's founding.
A member of the Québec Bar, Nathalie Hamel holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Université de Sherbrooke and a certificate in corporate governance from Université Laval.
Vice-President, Airport Planning, Engineering and Terminal Maintenance
Pierre Loyer joined Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) in May 2017, after having served in various senior management positions at Engie Services, the world’s largest private specialist in energy efficiency and environmental solutions. He also previously worked as a project developer and manager, almost exclusively in the airport industry, with SNC-Lavalin.
With a background mainly in the field of technical management of various infrastructures in North America, he brings to ADM extensive knowledge of the airports industry, having acquired expertise in project development and execution, in operations, in maintenance and in airport systems asset management both in the United States and Canada. He has also taken an active part in the advancement of major projects, using different alternative methods of delivery and operation.
Pierre Loyer has degree in automation and robotics, and has held a commercial pilot licence (CPL) since 1991.
Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer
Ginette Maillé joined Aéroports de Montréal in April 2017 as Vice-President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer. She had previously spent 14 years with Yellow Pages Limited, where she orchestrated the company’s excellent financial performance at a time of major corporate restructuring.
Prior to that, Ms. Maillé held various roles in business administration, financial management and project management with companies operating nationally and internationally, including Unican Security Systems and Telesystem.
Ginette Maillé is Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from UQAM.
Vice President, Airport Operations, Infrastructure and Air Services Development
Pierre-Paul Pharand was appointed Vice President, Airport Operations and Air Services Development, at Aéroports de Montréal in 2010. As such, he is responsible for the efficiency of all airport services and oversees improvements that benefit users. Since 2014, he is also responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of airport infrastructure related to civil engineering, including runways and roads.
Mr. Pharand joined ADM in 1995 as Director, Airport Protection, and in 2001 became Director of Operations. During these years, he led many major operations in a context where safety, security and customer service were leading priorities.
Mr. Pharand began his career as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, of the Executive Development program of CIREM-HEC (International Centre for Research and Studies in Management) and the Strategic Airport Management Program of IATA (International Air Transport Association).