Director of Companies
Longueuil (Québec) Canada
Director since 2013
Committee(s): Human Resources (Chair); Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility and Nominating
Ms. Vachon was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Montreal Port Authority (MPA), an autonomous federal agency from 2009 until her retirement in 2020. From 1997 to 2009, she was Vice-President, Administration and Human Resources for the federal agency. She is Chair of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Corporation. Ms. Vachon is chair of the Board of Directors of Hardware Richelieu Ltd and also chairs the Board of Directors of the Cercle des présidents (Québec). She is a governor member of the Conseil patronal de l’environnement du Québec whose mission is to mobilize Québec companies in order to promote their commitment towards environmental protection and the implementation of sustainable development. In 2020, Ms. Vachon was awarded the Donna Letterio Leadership Award by the International Freight Forwarders Association and the Prix Grand Bâtisseur by Tourisme Montréal. She holds the degree of Bachelor in Administration, majoring in Human Resources Management from the Université de Sherbrooke (Québec).