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 and Vice President Sustainability and Environment
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.
Charles A Gratton
Vice President, Commercial Services and Real Estate development
Charles A Gratton has been Vice President, Commercial Services and Real Estate development, 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, Airport planning, Engineering and 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 and Air Services Development
Stéphane Lapierre joined Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) in February 2018, after gaining extensive experience in the fields of operations, logistics and transportation, including at well-known Québec companies such as Agropur and Labatt. Before joining ADM, he was Executive Director, Operations for the new public agency, the Réseau de transport métropolitain (RTM).
Mr. Lapierre studied at the École Polytechnique de Montréal in industrial engineering and at HEC in operations management.
He is a member of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Railway Club, of which he was President in 2016.
Vice President, Public Affairs
Martin Massé has been Vice President, Public Affairs, since March 2018. Over the last 20 years, he has worked in Québec, elsewhere in Canada and in Europe, advising executives in both the public and private sphere on strategic and complex files in the transport, infrastructure and commercial real estate sectors. His wide range of experience has enabled him to develop considerable expertise in transport industry and economic development issues, as well as Montreal’s challenges, which will benefit ADM. His responsibilities placed him at the heart of major files, including the reform of public transit governance in the Greater Montréal.
Before joining Aéroports de Montréal’s team, he held strategic and decision-making positions in the Québec and Montreal public sectors, including as Vice-President, Policy and Partnerships, at the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, special advisor to the Office of the Mayor and Executive Committee of the City of Montreal, and as Chief of Staff to the Québec Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Montreal Region. More recently, he was chief of staff for the Deputy Premier and Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation.
Mr. Massé, a lawyer, also holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from École nationale d'administration publique (ENAP).
Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary
Sylvain Choinière began his role as Vice-President, Legal Affairs, and Corporate Secretary on September 10, 2018. He has been an attorney for almost 15 years, and has worked in the real estate industry for the past six years, first as Director, Legal Affairs, and then as Vice-President at Devimco. He was also Manager, Real Property Strategies, at Transport Canada, between 2007 and 2012. Early in his career, he worked at the Montréal law firm De Grandpré Chait as well as in Asia.
His expertise and strong grasp of the workings and processes of the federal government will be undeniable assets in the development of Aéroports de Montréal.
Sylvain obtained a Law degree from University of Ottawa in 2003, and also holds a B.A. in Geography and Leisure Studies from the same institution. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve between 1998 and 2006.