MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today
a series of management appointments aimed at supporting the
implementation of its strategic plan. In all, five women executives are
joining the management team of Ivanhoé Cambridge, a global leader in
the real estate sector.
Josée Dubuc is joining Ivanhoé Cambridge as Executive Vice-President,
Human Resources and Corporate Services. Ms. Dubuc has more than
20 years of experience in human resources. As part of her new
functions, she will report to Daniel Fournier, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of Ivanhoé Cambridge. Ms. Dubuc assumes her role on
March 19 and she will be in charge of all activities related to human
resources and corporate services across Canada and worldwide. She was
previously Chief Talent Officer at Yellow Pages Group since 2003. She
was named one of Canada's top managers in the Top 40 under 40 list for her reorganization work within the Group.
In light of Josée Dubuc's appointment, David C. Smith will assume new
duties at Ivanhoé Cambridge from the Toronto office. As Executive
Vice-President, Human Resources - International, he will focus on human
resources activities related to external markets. Mr. Smith will report
to Josée Dubuc.
The Human Resources Department also welcomed Caroline Rousseau on
January 9 as Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness. With more
than 15 years of experience in human resources, she joined Ivanhoé
Cambridge to ensure the company's effectiveness and to design training
and career development, and leadership and succession planning. She
also leads the compensation, benefits, payroll and retirement plan
functions. Ms. Rousseau, who worked for more than 15 years in human
resources at Loblaw, will also report to Josée Dubuc.
On February 20, Ivanhoé Cambridge's leasing department will welcome
Julie Martineau as Vice-President, Leasing - Eastern Region. As such,
Mrs. Martineau will be in charge of the planning and execution of
leasing activities for the Eastern North America portfolio, from a
profitability, growth and value generation perspective. She joins
Ivanhoé Cambridge after having spent 20 years working in leasing and
real estate management, including 5 years with SmartCentres Inc.
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On January 30, Michèle Meier was appointed Vice-President, Public
Affairs and Communications. She will work on the communication strategy
and cultivate relations with various industry partners in Canada and
abroad. Ms. Meier has worked in this field for close to 20 years and
carried out similar responsibilities at Aimia (formerly Aeroplan Group)
between 2003 and 2012.
On October 31, 2011, Vanessa Dumoulin was appointed Vice-President,
Strategic Initiatives, thus becoming responsible for the planning and
strategic management activities of the office of the Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer. For 15 years, Ms. Dumoulin's
different roles at McCarthy Tétrault include her position as a lawyer,
a Director, Professional Resources for the Quebec region, and Senior
Leadership Team Executive at the senior management level.
"These changes aim to reinforce our position as a global real estate
leader following the integration of the real estate subsidiaries of the
Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec," said Daniel Fournier. "The
in-depth recruitment process which began last fall is now complete. I
am very pleased with the appointments of such talented managers and to
see them join a team whose professionalism and expertise are well
About Ivanhoé Cambridge
Ivanhoé Cambridge is one of the ten largest real estate companies in the
world, with over $30 billion of assets in 24 countries as at December
31, 2011. Ivanhoé Cambridge is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse
de dépôt et placement du Québec (www.lacaisse.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more
information, visit www.ivanhoecambridge.com.
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