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Marc has more than 25 years of experience as president, chief operating officer and senior executive responsible for such function as marketing, product management, business development, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Marc specializes in mergers and acquisitions, challenges pertaining to growth, business turnaround and strategic thinking. Marc is an ICF certified executive coach. He has recently completed a certification in Brain-Based Coaching with the Neuroleadership Institute in New York. Marc thrives at supporting business people and teams who want to reach new heights in their careers, projects, personal lives and within their companies. Passionate about the human dimension and recognized for his ability to think “outside-the-box”, Marc’s experience gives him a deep understanding of the challenges of individuals evolving in large companies and SMEs, as well as challenges associated with the development and transformation of these organizations. He sees coaching as a powerful tool that enables leaders to discover and acquire new perspectives. These perspectives help them take appropriate measures using new frameworks that are engaging and compatible with themselves, their environment and company objectives.
Marc began his career in the telecommunications industry with Bell Canada. In 1997, he helped create Emergis, an e-commerce and Internet solutions company in the healthcare and finance sectors. For 11 years, he assumed several executive roles, including business unit presidency, business development and marketing and product management for North America. Following TELUS’ acquisition of Emergis, Marc was appointed Chief Operating Officer of TELUS Health Solutions and Financial Services with over 1,600 employees under his supervision. In 2013, he joined the Laurentian Bank of Canada as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Virtual Banking, and in 2015, he became the Chief Commercial Officer for Lumenpulse Inc.
Marc holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, and a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales at the Université de Montréal. During his career, he has worked for several boards of directors of private, public and charitable companies. Marc currently serves as Board Director of Groupe AFFI Logistique Inc. and the Société zoologique de Granby. He was formerly President of the Board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec for which he has been Board director at the provincial and national level between 2009 and 2018.