Louise St-Pierre was President and CEO of Cogeco Connexion from 2013 to 2016. Before this, she held a number of executive positions in the information technology, customer service and operations sectors within Cogeco Cable Inc. (now Cogeco Communications Inc.), including Senior Vice President, Residential Services, from 2009 to 2013, Vice President, Customer Service and Operations, between 2007 and 2009, and Vice President and Chief Information Officer from 1999 to 2007. Prior to joining Cogeco, she worked in consulting services in Quebec, New Brunswick and Alberta, for DMR, after beginning her career at IBM Canada.
She has been a member of the board of directors of Domaine Forget in Charlevoix since 2012. She sat on the boards of the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières from 2011 to 2015, the Burlington Economic Development Corporation from 2011 to 2014 and Canadian Women in Communications between 2003 and 2007.
She was named one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2015. The year before, she was the recipient of the Germaine-Gibara Mercure award from the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec, in recognition of her contributions as an outstanding businesswoman. She was also honoured in 2012 with a Leadership Excellence Award from Canadian Women in Communications.
In 2016, she delivered the convocation address at Loyalist College’s School of Media, Arts and Design and School of Continuing Education, where she was presented with an honorary diploma in recognition of her leadership and distinguished career in the IT and communications industry.