Pierre Gabriel Côté was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Investissement Québec on December 17, 2014.
A management consultant since 2012, Mr. Côté has extensive experience running large North American and international companies. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Fibrek from 2008 to 2012, President of Bombardier Aerospace’s Business Aircraft division from 2006 to 2008, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Lantic Sugar from 2001 to 2005. In addition, he held a variety of management positions in the forestry industry for nearly 20 years.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Côté has served on numerous boards of directors. Until recently, he was a director of D-Box, Dessau, Centre for Commercialization of Innovation for Manufacturers and Fondation de la Maison Michel-Sarrazin. In addition, he has supported the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie since 2010.
Mr. Côté received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Université Laval and has studied at the McGill University Institute of Corporate Directors.