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)

  • Philippe Balducchi +

    Philippe Balducchi


    Airbus Canada

  • 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

  • Joanna Boshouwers +

    Joanna Boshouwers

    Representative of


  • 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 Aéro Composites

    Member of the Governance, Ethics and Risk Management Committee

  • David Chartrand +

    David Chartrand

    Quebec Coordinator


  • Richard Chénier +

    Richard Chénier

    General Manager


  • 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

    Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Global Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility


    Member of the Human Resources Committee

  • Denis Giangi +

    Denis Giangi


    Rolls-Royce Canada

  • Michel Grenier +

    Michel Grenier

    Vice President, General Manager

    Thales Canada, Avionics

    Member of the Executive Committee and member of the Governance, Ethics and Risk Management Committee

  • 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


  • 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

  • Mario Sabourin +

    Mario Sabourin

    Interim General Manager

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

  • Philippe A. Tanguy +

    Philippe A. Tanguy

    General Manager

    Polytechnique Montréal

  • 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 (Acting), Transportation and Manufacturing Division, Aerospace Research Center

    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 General Manager (Québec)

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada