Board of Directors

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation relies on the volunteer support of the members of its Board of Directors to carry out its mission. These professionals, primarily from Montreal’s business community, also give their time and expertise to the Board’s various committees.

The officers

Chair of the Board

Daniel Lamarre


France Chrétien Desmarais


Michel Boislard


Bruno Roy

Foundation President

Alain Gignac

Board members

Johanne Ardouin

Royal Bank of Canada

Chris Arsenault

Inovia Capital

Michel Bernier


Eve-Lyne Biron

Corporate Director

Marc-André Blanchard

CDPQ Global

Pierre J. Blouin

Corporate Director

Michel Boislard


Jean-François Bouchard


Patrick Bui


Marvin Carsley

Carsley Family Foundation

Roger Casgrain

Casgrain & Company Limited

France Chrétien Desmarais

Corporate Director

André Courville

Corporate Director

Maude Daoust-Lauzon

L’Oréal Canada

Mario Desautels

National Bank

Éric Desrosiers


Gian Carlo Di Tommaso

JPK Capital

Louis Duchesne


Santo A. Fata

Sager Food Products Inc.

Sylvie Fontaine

Fonds Achbée inc.

David Forest

David Forest Financial Services

Gaétan Frigon


Alain Gignac

Montreal Heart Institute Foundation

Anne-Marie Girard-Plouffe

Option Fortune

Jacques Goulet

Sun Life Financial Canada

Anne Grenier

Le Groupe Maurice

Nicolas Hien


Mathieu L. L’Allier


Philippe L. L’Allier

Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Jasmin Labrie

Gamma Wealth Management Inc.

Mélanie La Couture

Montreal Heart Institute

Daniel Lamarre

Cirque du Soleil Canada Inc.

Éric Lamarre

McKinsey & Company Canada

Pierre-Elliott Levasseur

La Presse

Elliot Lifson

Peerless Clothing Inc.

Claude McMaster

AVINGCO Capital Inc.

Karine Moses


Isabelle Oliva

Corporate Director

Claude Paquin

IG Wealth Management

Jean Raymond

CIBC Global Markets

Mario Rigante

BMO Private Wealth

Bruno Roy


Jean-Denis Roy

Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Martin Roy

Christie Innomed

Yves Roy

Corporate Director

Martine St-Victor

Eldeman Montreal

Louis A Tanguay

Corporate Director

Jean-Claude Tardif

Montreal Heart Institute

Pascal Thomas

Corporate Director

François Veillet

Fiera Capital Corporation

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