MONTREAL, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Normand Legault, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montréal International (MI), is pleased to announce that Dominique Anglade has been appointed President and CEO of MI. Ms. Anglade will take office on November 1, 2013.
An engineer by training, Ms. Anglade has more than 15 years of experience in consulting, management strategy, operations management, business development and public and corporate management.
"The Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Dominique Anglade as President and CEO of Montréal International. Her strong leadership and exceptional track record make her particularly well suited to take on this role. Her extensive management experience in large multinational corporations, strategic vision, outstanding achievements and deep understanding of international business issues are key assets that will support MI in carrying out its activities and reaching its objectives to further the economic development of Greater Montréal and enhance its international status," said Normand Legault.
"I am extremely pleased to join MI—a renowned organization that has played a key role in the development of Greater Montréal. I plan to devote all of my efforts to making sure that MI becomes an internationally recognized model in the metropolitan area's economic development," said Dominique Anglade.
Dominique Anglade began her career as an engineer with Procter & Gamble in 1996. In 1998, at the age of 24, she was asked to head an operations department, where she oversaw the work of more than 100 employees. From 2000 to 2003, she worked at Nortel Networks, where she specialized in supply chain strategic management and global forecasting. In 2003, she became Director of External and Governmental Affairs for Nortel Networks in Québec. From 2005 to 2012, she worked for the prestigious firm McKinsey & Company, where she advised corporate executives. Throughout her career, Ms. Anglade has developed a recognized expertise in major organizational transformations.
Ms. Anglade is also actively involved in the community and, for the past 20 years, she has sat on the board of directors or executive committee of over a dozen organizations.
She holds an MBA from HEC Montréal and a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Awards and Distinctions
Ms. Anglade's dedication and community outreach have earned her more than 25 awards and distinctions, such as the Desjardins Emeritas Award presented by the Québec MBA Association to top MBA graduates in Québec, and the "Fifty Business Leaders of Tomorrow" and "15 femmes qui feront bouger le Québec" (Fifteen women spearheading change in Québec) distinctions presented by Les Affaires magazine.
About Montréal International (www.montrealinternational.com)
Created in 1996, Montréal International (MI) is the result of a private-public partnership. Its mission is to contribute to the economic development of Greater Montréal and enhance its international status. Its mandates include attracting foreign direct investments, international organizations and international strategic workers as well as promoting the competitive and international environment of Greater Montréal. Montréal International—a non-profit organization—is funded by the private sector, the governments of Canada and Québec, the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (Montréal Metropolitan Community) and the City of Montréal.
Since its creation, Montréal International has helped to attract $9.4 billion in foreign direct investments to Greater Montréal. From these investments, more than 49,000 jobs have been created or maintained. To date, MI's activities have also allowed almost half of some 60 international organizations to establish themselves in the city and attract and retain more than 8,000 international strategic workers.
SOURCE: Montréal International
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