Pierre Touchette has been lecturing and teaching human resources, relationship-based selling, sales management and coaching courses at HEC Montréal since 2001 at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. He is currently the Vice President and Practice Leader, Executive Coaching, Quebec, at Optimum Talent, a leading provider of human resources consulting services. He is responsible for positioning the firm as a highly respected executive coaching resource and for implementing its business development plan.
Mr. Touchette is a well-known figure in executive coaching circles, with 20 years of experience in the field. He has held several strategic positions in major Canadian companies, including executive coach for a team of senior banking executives. Among those who have benefited from his services are Desjardins, Laurentian Bank, Skyservice Aviation, CN, Pfizer, Bank of Montreal, RBTT Jamaica, Hydro-Québec, Doctors of the World, Air Canada, Tristan & America, Kenworth Montreal, National Bank, Lussier Dale Parizeau and ERP Guru. He is a professional certified coach (PCC) accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a member of ICF Quebec.