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HEC Montréal Alumni Association

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You always have a home at HEC Montréal.

Founded in 1921, the HEC Montréal Alumni Association is now 100, 800 members strong. Together, they form one of the largest networks of decision-makers and business contacts in Quebec, active throughout Canada and around the world.


Career development for those looking to accelerate or shift their professional trajectory – or to source and train new talent. Working together with the School and the business community, the Association creates opportunities for all alumni to excel in their chosen field.

Bring prestige and recognition to HEC Montréal. By supporting alumni and students and highlighting their accomplishments, the Association adds to the School’s reputation for excellence, making a degree from HEC Montréal even more valuable and sought-after in the workplace.

Networking to help alumni forge strong professional and personal connections. The Association actively supports a wide range of alumni-focused events.

Giving back to the School today for a stronger business community tomorrow. The Association proudly supports current students through initiatives such as merit-based scholarships and contributions to the future building in downtown Montreal.

Board of directors

The Board of Directors is composed of fourteen directors, graduates and employees of HEC Montréal. Its role is to represent graduates to the School and in the community.


Jonathan Plourde
HEC Montréal 2005
Managing Partner – North America, Alexander Hugues


Geneviève Bertrand
HEC Montréal 2017
Senior Director, Business Information Security – Technology and Digital Strategy, PSP Investments


Mélissa Benoit
HEC Montréal 2013 and 2014
Financial Performance coordinator, Caisse de dépôt et de placement du Québec (CDPQ)

Secretary and Regional Committees (Outaouais, Quebec City, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto)

Isabelle Charron Huysecom
HEC Montréal 2014
Sales Manager – Business Aircraft, Bombardier

Director – Communications  

Anne Coqueugniot
HEC Montréal 2011
Chef principale, marketing numérique et médias sociaux - Groupe Marcelle


Joanie Coutu-Bellerose
HEC 2012 and 2013
Manager, Total Rewards and Performance, Richter
Lecturer, Compensation Management, Certificate in Human Resources Management

Director – Prestige Events Committee


François Lafortune
HEC Montréal 1994 et 1996
Vice-président Exécutif et Directeur Général,

Director – Careers, Knowledge Transfer and Alumni Relations (5+ Years)

Carine Monge
HEC Montréal 2015
Director of Operations, Corporation de services du Barreau du Québec

Director – Professional Development and Networking Activities

Janie Robillard
HEC Montréal 2010 and 2014
Director of Development, International Recruitment, Galileo Partners

Director – Student and Alumni Relations (0–5 Years)

Jean-François St-Pierre
HEC Montréal 2009 and 2018
Administrative Director – Academic Competitions, HEC Montréal



Caroline Varin
HEC Montréal 1991
Executive Director, Literacy Foundation

Director – Relations with Professional Orders and Associations

Sandrine Wasukama
HEC Montréal 2015
Senior Account Manager, Regional Network, Investissement Québec

Director (appointed by the Assembly of Professors) – Academic/Research Faculty Relations

Simon Dermarkar
HEC Montréal 2005
Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting

Director (appointed by the Director, HEC Montréal) – Governance


Michel Guindon
HEC Montréal 1972 and 1978
Honorary Professor


Federico Pasin
Director, HEC Montréal

Johanne Turbide
HEC Montréal 1985
Secretary General, HEC Montréal

Marie-Claude Roy
HEC Montréal 2001
Operations and Administration Director, HEC Montréal Foundation and Alumni Relations Office

Interested in serving on the board?

Note that there are no seats currently available.

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  • Management and Culture Committee
    Bring together HEC Montréal students and alumni working in arts administration or in fields related to the cultural industries in order to create opportunities to discuss issues specific to the sector and build an engaged, forward-looking community.

  • Guest Judge Committee
    Recruit alumni to mentor student teams as they prepare for university competitions.

  • Prestige Events Committee
    Coordinate events to raise the profile of HEC Montréal alumni.

  • HR Events Committee
    Organize events that bring together alumni and experts in HR with students aiming for a career in the field.

  • Career Development Committee
    Come up with ideas for career development activities that provide an opportunity for HEC Montréal alumni to share their expertise with recent graduates looking to reorient their career, develop new niches, and lead entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial initiatives.

Our regional chapters in Canada

Jean-Sébastien Jetté HEC Montréal 2003, president

François Nadeau HEC Montréal 2001, president Picto Linkedin

Éric Martineau HEC Montréal 2010
Francine Laurin HEC Montréal 2013

Christina Thomas HEC Montréal 2009, president

Carl St-Laurent HEC Montréal 1994, president

Carte Canada

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