Director since 2019
President and Chief Executive Officer, Claridge Inc.
Mr. Boivin is President and Chief Executive Officer of Claridge inc., a private placement firm. He also is a member of the board of directors of the National Bank of Canada and of the Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited. He serves on the board of directors of CH Group Inc., which manages the activities of the Club de hockey Canadien, Bell Centre, evenko and L’Équipe Spectra Inc. Since 2017, he has been involved in the development of artificial intelligence in Quebec and Canada, being the president of Mila Québec – the Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence, co-chair of AI Québec – the Artificial Intelligence Cluster Steering Committee – and a member of the Advisory Council on Artificial Intelligence. From 1999 to 2011, Mr. Boivin was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Club de hockey Canadien Inc., the Bell Centre and evenko. He is Chairman of the board of the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation, which he created in 2000. He studied Commerce at McGill University. Mr. Boivin was named Knight of the Ordre national du Québec in 2017. In 2009, the Université de Montréal awarded him an honorary Doctorate and he was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada.
As of September 23, 2019