35 members representing all sectors of our industry

The board of directors is composed of 35 members representing all sectors of our industry. It meets four times a year to discuss and act on the major issues of the industry. Three committees of the Board ensure compliance with Aéro Montréal's legal and fiduciary obligations, namely the Governance and Risk Management, Finance and Audit and Human Resources committees.

  • Chair

    Denis Giangi +

    Denis Giangi


    Rolls-Royce Canada


  • Vice-chair

    Patrick Champagne +

    Patrick Champagne

    Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Government Relations

    CMC Electronics


  • Treasurer

    Jean Blondin +

    Jean Blondin


    Abipa Canada.

    Corporate Treasurer

  • Corporate secretary

    Suzanne M. Benoît +

    Suzanne M. Benoît


    Aéro Montréal

  • Alain Aubertin +

    Alain Aubertin

    President & CEO

    Consortium de recherche et d'innovation en aérospatiale au Québec (CRIAQ)

  • Philippe Balducchi +

    Philippe Balducchi


    Airbus Canada

  • Janie Béïque +

    Janie Béïque

    President and CEO and Executive Vice-President - Investments (interim)

    Fonds de solidarité FTQ

  • Jacques Bellemare +

    Jacques Bellemare

    General Manager

    Howmet Structure Systems

  • Sylvain Boisvert +

    Sylvain Boisvert

    General Manager Canada - Safran Engineering Services

    Safran Canada

  • Joanna Boshouwers +

    Joanna Boshouwers

    Vice President, Satellite Systems


  • Hugo Brouillard +

    Hugo Brouillard

    Chief Executive Officer, Head of operations

    STELIA Aéronautique Saint-Laurent

  • Louis Brunet +

    Louis Brunet

    Director Business Development

    Collins Aerospace

  • Jacques Cabana +

    Jacques Cabana

    President & CEO

    FDC Composites

    Member of the Governance and Risk Management Committee

  • David Chartrand +

    David Chartrand

    Quebec Coordinator


  • Richard Chénier +

    Richard Chénier

    General Manager


  • Paul Costanzo +

    Paul Costanzo

    Chief Executive Officer

    Sonaca Montréal

  • Maria Della Posta +

    Maria Della Posta


    Pratt & Whitney Canada

  • Pascal Désilets +

    Pascal Désilets


    École nationale d’aérotechnique (ENA) - Centre technologique en aérospatiale (CTA)

  • Éric Dionne +

    Éric Dionne


    École des métiers de l'aérospatiale de Montréal (ÉMAM)

  • Jean-François Dupont +

    Jean-François Dupont

    Chief Executive Officer


  • Hélène V. Gagnon +

    Hélène V. Gagnon

    Vice President, Public Affairs and Global Communications


  • Michel Grenier +

    Michel Grenier

    Vice President, General Manager

    Thales Canada, Avionics

    Member of the Governance and Risk Management Committee

  • Gilles Labbé +

    Gilles Labbé

    Executive Chairman of the Board


  • Steeve Lavoie +

    Steeve Lavoie


    Bell Textron Canada

  • TBA +




  • William Mateer +

    William Mateer

    Executive Leader

    GE Aviation

  • Hugue Meloche +

    Hugue Meloche

    President & CEO

    Groupe Meloche

    Executive Committee President

  • Joris Myny +

    Joris Myny

    Sr. Vice President, Digital Industries

    Siemens Canada Limited

  • Ugo Paniconi +

    Ugo Paniconi

    Acting Vice President & General Manager

    L3 Technologies MAS inc.

  • Nathalie Paré +

    Nathalie Paré

    Executive Director

    Comité sectoriel de main-d'oeuvre en aérospatiale du Québec (CAMAQ)

  • Yves Proteau +

    Yves Proteau



  • Philippe Rainville +

    Philippe Rainville

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Aéroports de Montréal

  • Sylvain Savard +

    Sylvain Savard

    Executive Board Member and Founder

    Avianor inc.

  • Philippe A. Tanguy +

    Philippe A. Tanguy

    General Manager

    Polytechnique Montréal

  • Ray Townsend +

    Ray Townsend

    Senior Manager – Business Operations and Strategy

    Lockheed Martin Canada

  • Hiroaki Yamamoto +

    Hiroaki Yamamoto

    President & CEO

    MHI RJ Aviation, ULC.

  • Ibrahim Yimer, Ph.D. +

    Ibrahim Yimer, Ph.D.

    Vice President (Acting), Transportation and Manufacturing Division

    National Research Council Canada


  • Jonathan Gignac +

    Jonathan Gignac

    Assistant deputy minister, Direction générale des secteurs stratégiques et des projets économique

    Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de de l’Innovation

  • Julie Insley +

    Julie Insley

    Executive Director, Québec Region

    Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada