President and CEO of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton since 2013, Emilio Imbriglio, and his team of over 2,800 professionals in more than 100 offices in Quebec and the Ottawa and Edmundston regions, foster the growth of businesses nationally and internationally.
A multilingual who speaks four languages, he is a member of the Strategy Committee and Board of Governors of Grant Thornton International Ltd, representing over 140 countries, as well as Chair of its Budget and Audit Committee.
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As an entrepreneur himself, Emilio has always played a leading role in developing efficient teams, specifically as the head of the Corporate Finance Consulting Group for close to 10 years. In this capacity, he spearheaded large-scale mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions, serving as a key government infrastructure and financing adviser, notably for the construction of the CHUM research centre and hospital.
Emilio was a professor at Concordia and McGill universities for 18 years. He continues to share his knowledge with the next generation, especially the firm’s up-and-coming young talent.
Actively involved in the community, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Société Générale Canada and Finance Montréal. He has been a member of the TELUS Board of Directors and Community Investment Committee in Montréal, the Board of Directors of the Fondation du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) Capital Campaign Cabinet, the Board of Directors of Les amis de la montagne, the Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Council of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the FCM’s Investment Committee, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, as well as a member of the Santa Cabrini Hospital Board of Directors from 1997 to 2012, where he was Board Chairman from 2007 to 2012.
Emilio has received numerous awards, including Premio Venezia – Grand Ambassador Award, the highest distinction by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada for an exceptional commitment to the Italian community in Canada and outstanding contribution to business relations between Canada and Italy.
Emilio has also received international recognition for his business achievements with the Beta Gamma Sigma Society – Recognition of Excellence award. He has also received the Humberto Santos Award of Merit awarded to a Concordia University graduate, as well have having been named Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professional agréés du Québec and Knight of The Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, awarded by the President of Italy.