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Gérard Plourde

Gérard Plourde

Distinguished Alumna (1992)

Officer of the Order of Canada (1979)

Honorary PhD from HEC Montréal (1973)


Biography

An HEC Montréal alumnus (1939), he was President and CEO (1951–1970) and later Chair of the Board (1970–1986) of United Auto Parts Inc. Also a corporate director, he sat on several boards of directors, mainly Anglophone, at a time when he was the only Francophone member. He was also a board member of many charitable organizations, including the Fondation Lionel-Groulx (1963–1968).



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