Board of directors

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Danielle Laberge
Chair of the Board

Appointed May 4, 2011
Nominating entity: Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

Danielle Laberge is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Management and Technology of the School of Management Studies at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where she teaches project team management, leadership and organizational governance. During her academic career, Ms. Laberge has served as Interim Rector, Vice-Rector (Academic) and Executive Vice-Rector and Vice-Rector of Teaching, Research and Creation at Université du Québec à Montréal.

 

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Yves Beauchamp
Director, member of the Capital Investment and Environmental Committee

Appointed September 19, 2019
Nominating Entity: Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

Information to come

 

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Director, member of the Audit Committee

Appointed May 3, 2018
Nominating entity: Government of Canada

A graduate in Business administration from HEC Montréal, Marc G. Bruneau also holds a certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Active in the finance industry for nearly 25 years, Mr. Bruneau is currently partner and Executive Vice President for WhiteHaven Securities Inc. Previously, he has also worked in corporate finance and private wealth management over the course of his career. for large financial institutions and important independent investment management firms.

In addition, he acted as a director for Société des Loteries du Québec (Loto-Québec), Sainte-Justine Hospital Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal and the McCord Museum. He also was Chairman of the Montreal Millennium Summit from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Bruneau is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ).

 

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Director, member of the Governance and Human Resources Committee

Appointed September 19, 2019 by the Aéroports de Montréal Board of Directors
 

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Director, Chair of the Audit Committee

Appointed July 25, 2019
Nominating Entity: Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

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Director, member of the Governance and Human Resources Committee

Appointed September 19, 2019
Nominating Entity: Main carriers operating at YUL Montréal-Trudeau

Information to come

 

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Yves Filion
Director, member of the Audit Committee

Appointed May 4, 2011
Nominating entity: Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

Yves Filion is an engineer, corporate director and consultant. He spent 35 years with Hydro-Québec, occupying several management positions in power generation, transportation and distribution as well as corporate processes. During his career, he served as Associate General Manager as well as President of the utility’s Distribution and Trans-Énergie divisions.

 

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Hélène V. Gagnon
Director, member of the Capital Investment and Environmental Committee

Appointed November 29, 2014 by the Government of Canada

Hélène V. Gagnon, a lawyer and public affairs specialist, is Vice-President, Public Affairs and Global Communications of CAE.  Before, she was Vice-President of Bombardier Aerospace from 2006 until late August 2014. She was on the Board of Directors of Aero Montréal and the Air Transport Action Group, and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada in 2012-2013.  Ms. Gagnon holds degrees in civil law (B.C.L.) and common law (LL.B.) from McGill University, as well as a master’s degree in public administration and public policy (M.Sc.) from the London School of Economics.

 

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Mélanie Kau
Director, Chair of the Governance and Human Resources Committee

Appointed December 13, 2013

Nominating entity: The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montréal

Ms. Kau is a seasoned retailer and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in creating customer connections. Her past investments in retail include ‘’Le Naturiste’’, a chain of 70 natural supplement and vitamin stores. As President of Mobilia, from 1986 to 2011, she focused on building the brand and growing the retail network of this family owned business throughout Québec and Ontario. She previously served on the board of directors of Investissement Québec. Ms. Kau has a master of business administration from Concordia and a master of journalism from Northwestern University.

 

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Robert Lefebvre
Director, member of the Capital Investment and Environmental Committee

Appointed March 10, 2016

Nominating entity: Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

Robert Lefebvre has more than 20 years of experience in the management of venture capital and development funds. From 2003 to 2015, he was President of the Conseil local de développement de Laval, which he co-founded in 1998. An entrepreneur, he founded and headed from 1987 to 2013 a tech company that specialized in municipal IT consulting. He is very active in the Laval community, having held various senior management positions at the Chambre de commerce de Laval. He has also been President of the Association des centres locaux de développement du Québec.

 

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Director, member of the Capital Investment and Environmental Committee

Appointed July 25, 2019
Nominating Entity: Government of Québec

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Marie-Hélène Nolet
Director, member of the Audit Committee

Appointed June 20, 2019
Nominating entity: Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Marie-Hélène Nolet was appointed Vice President, Strategy and Shared Services, BDC Advisory Services in 2017. Ms. Nolet brings with her more than 20 years of management, investment and negotiation experience in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, providing her with a broad base of skills gained through a diversity of projects, clients and responsibilities. Prior to joining BDC in 2006, Ms. Nolet worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Coopers & Lybrand (PwC), an accounting firm; at GTI Capital, a venture capital firm; at Cesky Mobil, a mobile operator in the Czech Republic; and in the investment arm of Hydro-Québec. Ms. Nolet holds a Bachelor of Commerce form McGill University and is a CFA charter holder.  

 

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Danielle Poudrette
Director, Chair of the Capital Investment and Environmental Committee

Appointed November 30, 2010
Nominating entity: main air carriers operating at YUL Montréal–Trudeau

Danielle Poudrette holds an MBA from McGill University and is a member of the Québec Order of CPAs. Her career has included 20 years in various executive roles at Air Canada, including Vice-President, International, and Vice-President, Marketing. She played a key role during the air carrier’s restructuring, as Vice-President, Corporate Initiatives, and Senior Vice-President, Business Strategy – Air Canada Technical Services. Prior to working in the aviation industry she held various positions with St. Lawrence Cement (Holcim) and National Bank of Canada. 

 

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Philippe Rainville
Director, President and CEO

Appointed ex-officio by the Aéroports de Montréal Board of Directors

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.

 

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Suzanne Rancourt
Vice-chair, member of the Capital Investment and Environmental Committee

Appointed February 8, 2018
Nominating entity :  Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

Suzanne Rancourt is a corporate director with more than 30 years of business experience, mainly at CGI, one of the largest independent information technology and business process services companies in the world.  Starting in 1985, Ms Rancourt held various management positions within CGI specifically in high-end IT and business consulting and project management.  From 2006 to 2016, she developed and led the internal audit and enterprise risks function in an international environment, as Vice-President, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risks.  Prior to her time at CGI, Ms Rancourt worked in accounting and audit in the finance, distribution and retail sectors.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Université du Québec à Montréal and is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.  Ms Rancourt currently serves on the advisory committee of Groupe FairPlay and on the board of directors of WSP.