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Team Member

Pierre Touchette

As an executive coach, Pierre supports executives who aim at reaching new heights in their current and future roles. Through his deep experience, Pierre brings a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by individuals and teams evolving in large and mid-size companies, as well as challenges associated with the development and transformation of their business units and organizations.

Pierre has been an executive coach since 1996 and has more than 20 years of experience as a senior leader in talent management and organizational development. He first joined the Optimum Talent team in 2013 as Vice President and Head of the Coaching Practice. Now in the position of Senior Vice President, Strategic and Commercial Development – Eastern Region, Pierre is responsible for the development and management of the corporate strategy focusing on growth, innovation, multi-practice and cross-sell initiatives, as well as new market penetration. He is also Head of the Coaching Practice for the Eastern Region. Prior to that, Pierre held several executive positions around his two passions, coaching and business development.

Prior to joining the executive team of Optimum Talent, Pierre ran his own consulting firm for 13 years, providing consulting and executive coaching solutions, collaborating in the professional development of numerous executives, directors and entrepreneurs in organizations of every size, across various industry sectors. He has held several strategic positions in the financial services industry in Canada, including Director – Sales & Leadership Development and Executive Coach to the Bank of Montreal senior management team in Quebec Region.

Pierre is part of 60 top-level experts of the HEC Montréal – Business School for Leaders, whose mission is to support executives and organizations with leadership development. He is also a lecturer at the undergraduate level in Marketing & Sales, and for the MBA program at HEC Montréal since 2002.

Pierre obtained the title of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the ICF (International Coach Federation) and is a member of ICF Québec. After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration, he continued his MBA studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

 

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