Bertin Nadeau is the chair of the board of directors of Casavant Frères, a company he acquired in 1976. From 1982 to 1994, he was the chairman and CEO of Unigesco Inc, a holding company whose assets included a controlling interest in Provigo Inc. He served as chairman and CEO of Provigo from 1989 to 1993 and was appointed adjunct professor at HEC Montréal in 1997. During his career, he has served on the boards of many public and private organizations. Among the honours he has received are the Academy of Alumni Fellows Award from Indiana University, a Méritas Award from the Fédération acadienne du Québec and an Award of Distinction from Concordia University’s Faculty of Commerce and Administration.