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

    Steeve Lavoie +

    Steeve Lavoie


    Bell Textron Canada

    Chair of the Board of Directors

  • Vice-chair

    Patrick Champagne +

    Patrick Champagne

    Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Government Relations

    CMC Electronics

    Vice-Chair, Member of the Executive Committee and President of the Human Resources Committee

  • Treasurer

    Jean Blondin +

    Jean Blondin


    Abipa Canada.

    Corporate Treasurer, Member of the Executive Committee and President of the Finance and Audit Committee

  • 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)

  • Janie Béïque +

    Janie Béïque

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

    Fonds de solidarité FTQ

  • Jean Bélanger +

    Jean Bélanger

    Executive Leader

    GE Aviation

  • Jacques Bellemare +

    Jacques Bellemare

    General Manager

    Howmet Structure Systems

    Member of the Finance and Audit Committee

  • Sylvain Boisvert +

    Sylvain Boisvert

    General Manager Canada - Safran Engineering Services

    Safran Canada

    Member of the Governance, Ethics and Risk Management Committee

  • Louis Brunet +

    Louis Brunet

    Managing Director

    Canada Collins Aerospace

  • David Chartrand +

    David Chartrand

    Canadian General Vice President


  • Richard Chénier +

    Richard Chénier

    General Manager


  • André Cléroux +

    André Cléroux

    Vice President Business, Regional and Urban Mobility Aircraft

    Thales Canada, Avionics

  • Maud Cohen +

    Maud Cohen


    Polytechnique Montréal

  • Pascal Désilets +

    Pascal Désilets

    Director of ENA and Strategic Advisor to CTA

    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

    Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement


    Member of the Human Resources Committee

  • Alexandre Gagnon +

    Alexandre Gagnon

    Senior Director, Business Development and Governmental Affairs

    Pratt et Whitney Canada

  • Denis Giangi +

    Denis Giangi


    Rolls-Royce Canada

  • Eric Ibañez +

    Eric Ibañez


    STELIA Aerospace Canada and Saint-Laurent

  • Stephen Kearns +

    Stephen Kearns

    President and CEO

    Avior Integrated Products

  • Amer Khouri +

    Amer Khouri

    Vice President Satellite Systems


  • Gilles Labbé +

    Gilles Labbé

    Executive Chairman of the Board


  • Enrick Laflamme +

    Enrick Laflamme


    Laflamme Aero Inc.

  • Ève Laurier +

    Ève Laurier

    Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Marketing


  • Andréane Martel +

    Andréane Martel

    Executive Director

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

  • 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

    General Manager

    L3Harris Technologies

    Member of the Human Resources Committee

  • Philippe Rainville +

    Philippe Rainville

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Aéroports de Montréal

  • Benoît Schultz +

    Benoît Schultz

    Chief Executive Officer, Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

    Airbus Canada

  • Ray Townsend +

    Ray Townsend

    Senior Manager – Business Operations and Strategy

    Lockheed Martin Canada

  • Nancy Venneman +

    Nancy Venneman


    Altitude Aerospace Inc.

  • Hiroaki Yamamoto +

    Hiroaki Yamamoto

    President & CEO

    MHI RJ Aviation, ULC.

  • Ibrahim Yimer, Ph.D. +

    Ibrahim Yimer, Ph.D.

    Vice President, Transportation & 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

  • Corinne Guenette +

    Corinne Guenette

    Regional Director General (Québec)

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada