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Anik Trudel appointed Chair of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Montréal, October 19, 2022 The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal held its annual general meeting today with members, partners, and guests in attendance. Anik Trudel, CEO of Lavery, was appointed as the Chamber’s Chair of the Board for 2022-2023. She takes over from Pierre Laporte, President of Deloitte Québec and Vice-Chair of Deloitte Canada. 

“I am pleased to have been appointed Chair of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, said Anik Trudel, Chair of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. “Supporting businesses and representing the interest of the city’s business community are essential missions to ensure the development of Greater Montréal. As Chair, I am honoured to continue a tradition of 200 years of mobilization by the Montréal business community, and I hope to be able to pursue this important work for the city’s vitality.”

Anik Trudel is CEO of Lavery and has over 30 years of experience in professional firms. A lawyer by training, she began her career at a major Canadian and international firm, where she worked as a partner and practiced commercial litigation for 20 years.

Ms. Trudel then worked for 10 years in public relations, where she successively held positions of general manager of Edelman in Montréal and senior vice-president and general manager of Citoyen Optimum, part of the group Vision7.

She has been a member of many boards of directors of organizations in business, cultural, and charitable settings, including the Port of Montreal, Evol, the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation, the Fondation Espace pour la vie,  the Fondation du Musée d'art contemporain and the Compagnie Marie Chouinard. Anik Trudel is also a certified coach in neurolinguistic programing (NLP).

She is a regular speaker, particularly on the topic of women in leadership.

As Chair of the Board for 2022-2023, then as Retiring Chair of the Board the following year, Ms. Trudel will play a strategic role with the senior management of the Chamber and provide a regular presence at activities. During this period, she will also sit on the Chamber’s executive committee.

The following are the members of the Board of Directors for 2022-2023 


Chair of the Board 

Anik Trudel* 

Chief Executive Officer 



Vice-Chair of the Board 

Vickie Joseph* 

Co-founder, Groupe 3737 and Femmepreneur 

Co-founder and President, V Kosmetik 


Retiring Chair of the Board and Treasurer  

Pierre Laporte, FCPA, FCA* 

President, Deloitte Québec 

Vice-Chair, Deloitte Canada 


President and CEO and Secretary of the Board  

Michel Leblanc* 

President and CEO 

Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal 


Isabelle Adjahi* 

Vice President, Investor Relations and Sustainable Development 

The Lion Electric Company 


David Amiel 

President and CEO 

Maroline Inc. 


Grégoire Baillargeon 

Co-Head ​ 

BMO Capital Markets, Quebec​ 

Incoming President​ 

BMO Financial Group, Quebec 


Marc-André Blanchard 

Executive Vice-President and Head​ 

CDPQ Global​ 

Global Head of Sustainability​ 



Jennifer Chan* 

Vice-President, Health Policy and Government Affairs

Merck Canada Inc. 


Nassib El-Husseini, Ph.D. 

President and CEO 

The 7 Fingers 


Éric Filion 

Executive Vice President – Chief Operating and Customer Experience Officer



Marie-Josée Gagnon, ARP* 

CEO and Founder 



Habi Gerba 

Chair and Spokesperson

Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal (JCCM)




Le Groupe AE 


Sarra Ghribi 

Founder and President 



Philippe Johnson 

Managing Partner 

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg 


Daniel Jutras 


Université de Montréal 


Vincent Kou, LL.B.* 

Chief Investment and Development Officer  

Brivia Group 


Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue* 

Regional Managing Partner – Québec

Partner, International and M&A Tax

KPMG in Canada 


Grégory Larroque  

Vice-President, Economic Affairs 



Éric Martel 

President and CEO 

Bombardier Inc. 


Nadine Renaud-Tinker 

Regional President – Quebec​ 

RBC Royal Bank​ 


Reno Vaillancourt 

Senior Vice President, Labour Relations 



Laurence Vincent 




Observing Members 


Hélène Desmarais 

Founder and Executive Chairman  

IVADO Labs  

Founder, Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer 


Chair of the Board 

HEC Montréal 


Elliot Lifson 


Vêtements Peerless Clothing Inc. 


Erik J. Ryan 

Executive Vice-President, Strategy, Marketing and External Relations 

SNC-Lavalin Inc. 


* Member of the executive committee  

Bios and photos of members of the Board of Directors are available on the Chamber’s website.



À propos de la Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain (CCMM)

Forte d’un réseau de 8 000 membres, la Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain (ci-après « la Chambre ») agit sur trois fronts : elle porte la voix du milieu des affaires de la métropole, offre des services spécialisés aux entreprises et à leurs employés et mène des initiatives d’impact pour renforcer l’environnement d’affaires. Depuis 200 ans, elle intervient dans des dossiers déterminants pour la prospérité des entreprises et de la métropole. Avec l’appui de ses experts Acclr, la Chambre vise à accélérer la création et la croissance des entreprises de toutes tailles, ici et à l’international. 




Source :  

Jean-Baptiste Portrait 

Attaché de presse

Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain

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