The members of the Board of Directors
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, P.C., C.C., LL.D
Chair of the Board
Senior Partner Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, LLP
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney is Chair of the Board of Directors of Quebecor Inc. and Quebecor Media inc. and Senior Partner of the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP.
He practiced law before assuming the presidency of Iron Ore Company of Canada. He subsequently entered politics as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party which he led to victory in September 1984. He was Prime Minister of Canada until 1993. He then returned to the practice of law, and joined the well established Canadian law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada (previously Ogilvy Renault) based in Montréal. The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney serves on a number of Boards of Directors and committees in Canada as well as abroad, including that of Quebecor Media Inc. and Videotron Ltd. He is also Chair of the Board of the International Advisory Council of Barrick Gold Corporation (Toronto).
He is also Companion of the Order of Canada as well as Grand Officier de l’Ordre national du Québec.
Vice Chair of the Board and Lead Director
Chair of the Board TVA Group Inc.
Sylvie Lalande is Vice Chair of the Board and Lead Director of the Corporation and Chair of the Board of Directors of TVA Group Inc.
She held several senior positions in the media, marketing, communication marketing and company communications sectors. Until October 2001, she was the Chief Communications Officer of Bell Canada. From 1994 to 1997, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of UBI Consortium, a consortium formed to develop and manage interactive and transactional communication services. From 1987 to 1994, she occupied several senior positions at TVA Group Inc. and at Le Groupe Vidéotron ltée. Ms. Lalande began her career in the radio industry, after which she founded her own consultation firm. In 2006, Ms. Lalande earned a university certificate in corporate governance from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (“CAS”). Ms. Lalande was director, Lead Director and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee of Ovivo Inc. until its privatisation in September 2016.
Ms. Lalande is also a director and Chair of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee of Québecor inc. and Quebecor Media Inc. and director of Videotron Ltd.
From November 2013 to September 2017, Ms. Lalande was Chair of the Board of the CAS (Laval University).
Chantal Bélanger is a corporate director.
At the Laurentian Bank, where she held various positions from 1986 to 2006, she was Senior Vice President of Personal Banking Services for Quebec, where she previously held the positions of Ombudsman and Director of Internal Audits and Information Systems. She has been a director at the Société de services financiers Fonds FMOQ Inc. since 2014 and chairs the Audit Committee.
Ms. Bélanger is a director and member of the Audit Committee of QMI and Videotron. She was a director and member of various board committees at Ovivo Inc. from 2011 to 2016, the year it was privatized. She was a director and Chair of the Audit Committee at the Régie des Rentes du Québec from 2009 to 2015 and a director at the Institut des administrateurs de sociétés from 2009 to 2013. She was a director, Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of several committees for the Société des Alcools du Québec from 2002 to 2010.
Ms. Bélanger is a fellow of the Quebec CPA Order and holds a certificate in Corporate Governance from the CAS. Mrs. Bélanger has been the Chair of the Board of the CAS since 2017 and has served on its board since 2016.
Michèle Colpron is a corporate director.
Ms. Colpron has over 30 years experience in leadership roles in the financial services industry. She held senior positions from 2000 to 2012 at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec where she was Senior Vice President, Financial Management. She also was Vice President, Investment Administration and Vice President, Finance and Administration Private Equity. From 1993 to 1999, Ms. Colpron held senior positions as Chief Financial Officer at Merrill Lynch Bank (Suisse) S.A. and Finance and Human Resources Manager of Standard Chartered Bank (Switzerland) S.A. Her foray into the international business began in 1989 with Ernst & Young in London followed by Hong Kong in 1991 until 1993 as audit manager.
Ms. Colpron is Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (FCPA, FCA). She is also a qualified corporate director (ASC).
Ms. Colpron is member of the Boards of Directors of Fonds de solidarité FTQ since 2012, the Canada Infrastructure Bank since 2017 and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) since 2017. She is member of various committees of these Boards and is Chair of two Finance and Audit committees and Chair of a Financial Asset Management Committee. She was also corporate director and member of various committees of the Professional Insurance Liability Fund of Barreau of Quebec from 2012 until 2020.
Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Du Musee Investments Inc.
André P. Brosseau is Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Du Musée Investments Inc. (formerly Avenue Capital Markets BNB Inc.), a Family Office with private investments in Canada, the United States and Brazil that he founded in 2010.
He currently serves as a director, Chair of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee for DMD Digital Health Connections Group Inc., a company that provides digital solutions for pharmaceutical companies. He was one of the five founders of this company. Mr. Brosseau is also an advisor and owner of Grupo Cimcorp Brazil, an IT company specializing in outsourcing and telecommunication infrastructure management. He was until very recently a board member for BlueRush Media Group Corp., a digital marketing firm based in Toronto. He is Chair of the Audit Committee for the OSMO Foundation and The Notman House, a Montreal-based business accelerator.
Mr. Brosseau was President for Blackmont Capital Markets in Toronto until June 2009 and then served as Chair of Quebec Capital Markets until May 2010. From 1994 to 2007, André P. Brosseau held various executive positions with CIBC, mostly based in Toronto. Most recently he was Co-Head of Canadian Cash Equities and of Global Cash Equities at CIBC World Markets Inc., as well as a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Brosseau is also a director and a member of the Audit Committee of Videotron Ltd.
Mr. Brosseau is a member of Quebecor inc. ("QI"), Quebecor Media Inc. ("QMI") and Videotron Ltd.’s Audit Committee and the president of QMI’s Executive Committee and a member of QMI and QI’s Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Brosseau holds a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc.) in Politics and a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) in Political Science from the Université de Montréal.
Lise Croteau is a Corporate Director.
A chartered professional accountant since 1984, Lise Croteau has occupied various management positions in different areas of accounting. She worked at Hydro-Québec from 1986 to 2018 and served as, among other things, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. In 2004, she became the first woman to serve as Comptroller of Hydro-Québec, and then the first woman to lead the corporation when she served as acting CEO from May to July 2015.
In 2008, she was awarded the title of Fellow de l’Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (FCPA, FCA) in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the accounting profession. In 2016, she was one of the winners of the Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards, presented by the Women’s Executive Network, and was designated an Administratrice de sociétés certifiée (ASC). In 2017, she received the Ace of Finance award in the Financial Executive of a Large Corporation category from the Québec Chapter of Financial Executives International Canada, becoming the first female winner in the category.
Ms. Croteau also sits on the Board of the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal and chairs its Audit and Financial Administration Committee. Until June 2019, she was a Director of TVA Group Inc., a member of the Board and the Audit Committee of the Montréal Heart Institute Foundation, and a Director and Governor of the Fondation de recherche en administration de l’Université de Sherbrooke.
Lise Croteau is also a member of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee of Quebecor Inc. and Quebecor Media Inc.
Strategic Advisor Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, LLP
Mr. Robert Paré is a corporate lawyer and Strategic Advisor at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP.
Mr. Paré is a member of the Board of Directors and of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of ADF Group Inc. since 2009. Mr. Paré has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Nominating and Governance Committee and of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of RONA Inc. from 2009 to 2016.
Mr. Paré is past Chair of the Board of the Institute of Corporate Directors (“ICD”) – Quebec Chapter. He is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee of Quebecor Media Inc.
President Groupe Lelys Inc.
Mr. Péladeau is President of Groupe Lelys Inc., a corporation he acquired in 1984 which specializes in flexographic label printing.
Érik Péladeau has been associated with different companies throughout the Quebecor group where he worked for more than 28 years. He spearheaded the diversification of Quebecor’s digital content offerings with the creation of Quebecor Multimedia. Érik Péladeau was a director of Quebecor Inc. from January 1988 to May 2010, and Vice Chairman of the Board for much of that period. He has also been a director of Quebecor Media Inc. from January 2001 to September 2009, notably as Vice Chairman fo the Board.
Érik Péladeau is active in many charitable organizations. He has also been a director of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Quebecor Media Inc.
Mr. Provost is a corporate director. From May 2014 to December 2015, Normand Provost was Assistant to the President of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (the “Caisse”), one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada and North America.
Between October 2003 and May 2014, Normand Provost was Executive Vice-President, Equity of the Caisse. Mr. Provost joined the Caisse in 1980 and has held several positions within the institution, ranging from Advisor and Investment Manager, specializing in midsize businesses, to President of the subsidiary CDP Capital d’Amérique Investissements inc. (“CDP”), from 1995 to 2003. In addition to his responsibilities in the investment sector, Mr. Provost served as Chief Operating Officer of the Caisse from April 2009 to March 2012. Normand Provost was also a member of the Caisse’s Executive Committee.
Between September 2009 and May 2014, backed by his extensive knowledge of the Québec business community, Mr. Provost has assumed the leadership of all of the Caisse’s initiatives in Québec.
Mr. Provost is director and president of the Audit Committees of Québecor inc., Quebecor Media Inc. (“QMI”) and of Videotron Ltd. and member of QMI’s Executive Committee. He is also a director of the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship. In addition, he sits on the Supervisory Board and on the Compensation and Human Resources Committee of Groupe Kéolis S.A.S. Since March 2015, Mr. Provost also sits on the Board of Directors and on the Investment Committee of Desjardins Financial Security. Mr. Provost also sits on the Board of Directors of Investissement Québec since January 2018.