12 Jul 2012

Jean Robillard (1954-2012)It is with much sadness and great dismay that we have learned of the sudden passing this week of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton President and CEO, Jean Robillard, at the age of 58.

Meticulous and Determined

Recognized as a meticulous and determined individual, Jean Robillard was instrumental in helping Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton stand out and achieve a leading position among major Quebec-based organizations.

Originally from Joliette, Jean Robillard began his career as professor at the École des hautes études commerciales de Montréal before joining the Firm nearly 30 years ago (in 1983). As the President of Raymond Chabot Inc. from 1993 to 2009, he was responsible for the largest group of recovery and reorganization professionals in Quebec. He became CEO of the Firm in 2008. Jean Robillard was, among others, a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and Grant Thornton International’s Strategic Committee.

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11 Jul 2012

Jean RobillardMontréal, July 11, 2012 – The 2,300 employees of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton were saddened to learn of the passing of their President and Chief Executive Officer, Jean Robillard, on Monday following a brief, rapidly progressive illness.

Jean Robillard, who was 58 at the time of his death, had been head of the Firm since 2008, following a brilliant career within the Firm’s Recovery and Reorganization group since 1986.

Recognized as a meticulous and determined individual, Jean Robillard was instrumental in helping the Firm to stand out and achieve a leading position among major Quebec-based organizations.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Founded in 1948, today Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is a leader in the fields of assurance, taxation, consulting services, business recovery and reorganization. Its strength is based on a team of almost 2,300 people including some 230 partners in more than 90 offices in Québec, eastern Ontario and New Brunswick. For more than 30 years, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has been a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd providing its clients with the expertise of the member and correspondent firms in more than 100 countries.

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See our page “Tribute to Jean Robillard” to read the condolences and encouraging messages received by partners and employees of the firm.

Source :
Louise Bélanger
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
[email protected]
514 390-4266

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04 Jul 2012
Louise Labrie

Louise Labrie

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to announce the appointment of Louise Labrie, CA, Partner in the Management Consulting Group at the Québec City office, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Commission de la capitale nationale du Québec. The appointment by the provincial government’s Conseil des ministres testifies to Louise Labrie’s leadership, economic and social contributions and the scope of her influence in the region.

Created in 1995 by the National Assembly, the Commission de la capitale nationale du Québec’s mission is to contribute to the development and promotion of Quebec’s capital and advise the government on how to showcase the city. The Commission is administered by a Board of Directors made up of 13 government-appointed members and representatives of various segments of Quebec society.
Congratulations!

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04 Jul 2012

Congratulations to Éléane Côté, Senior Tax Manager in the Montréal office who was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Association pour le développement et l’innovation en chimie au Québec (ADICQ) for a two-year mandate.

About the ADICQ

The ADICQ began its operations in 1992 with the objectives of grouping members to create a force, share knowledge, prepare to better compete, encourage partnerships and strategic alliances and support business innovations and sustainable development. For more information, visit www.adicq.qc.ca.