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Gilles Bélanger

Gilles Bélanger

  • Member for Orford
  • Coalition avenir Québec
  • Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (high-speed Internet)
 

Biography

Born in Ville St-Laurent on January 23, 1958
De facto spouse

Education

  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), Senior member since 1985
  • Georgia Tech, United States — CAPS Logistics (1985)
  • SAS Institute — North Carolina, United States (1983)
  • Industrial engineering, École polytechnique de Montréal (1981)
  • Major in mathematics — computer science, Université de Montréal (1980)
  • Microbiology, University of Ottawa (1978)
  • Secondary School Diploma/Diploma of Vocational Studies in health sciences, Cégep Marie-Victorin, Montréal (1976)
  • Collège Notre-Dame (1974)

Professional Experience

  • Around the world:
    • Global managing partner
    • Arthur Andersen Consulting (1999-2003)
    • Supply chain & operation cost management
  • President and chief executive officer, owner — BGM Group (1996-1999)
  • President and chief executive officer, owner — BGW Multimedia Inc. (1992-1999)
  • President and chief executive officer, owner — BGW Consultant Inc. (1985-1999)
  • Certified management consultant — Coopers & Lybrand (1983-1985)

Community and Political Involvement

  • Recipient of the OMER award (2017)
  • Person of the year (2016)
  • Recipient of the Mérite estrien award (2016)
  • Advisory Boards Global, Global 500
  • Member of the board of directors for the Fondation Christian Vachon (2010-2018)
  • IRONMAN European Championship in Roth, Germany (10:34:48) (2007)
  • 12 full-distance IRONMAN races (3.8 km – 180 km – 42.6 km)
  • President and chief executive officer — Îlot Innovation (HUB Innovation Magog), technological district, 50 businesses, 400 jobs
  • President and chief executive officer — Carrefour Santé Globale Magog, 80,000 sq. ft. total health complex
  • Director general and member of the board of directors — École Montessori Magog project, school for children 2 years old and students in Secondary V (250 students) (2008-2015)