Hydro-Québec presidents, chief executive officers (CEOs)/chief operating officers (COOs) and Board chairmen from the company’s creation in 1944 to the present day.

Hydro-Québec Presidents and CEOs/COOs

  • Name: Éric Martel
    Title: President and CEO
    As of: July 6, 2015
  • Name: Lise Croteau
    Title: Acting President and CEO
    As of: May 1, 2015
  • Name: Thierry Vandal
    Title: President and CEO
    As of: April 6, 2005
  • Name: André Caillé
    Title: President and CEO
    As of: October 1, 1996
  • Name: Benoit Michel
    Title: President and CEO
    As of: December 1, 1995
  • Name: Armand Couture
    Title: President and COO
    As of: September 1992
  • Name: Claude Boivin
    Title: President and COO
    As of: May 2, 1988
  • Name: Guy Coulombe
    Title: President and CEO
    As of: January 15, 1982
  • Name: Robert A. Boyd
    Title: President and CEO
    As of: August 9, 1977
  • Name: Roland Giroux
    Title: President
    As of: August 1, 1969
  • Name: J.-C Lessard
    Title: President
    As of: September 7, 1960
  • Name: J. Arthur Savoie
    Title: President
    As of: June 1, 1955
  • Name: L.-Eugène Potvin
    Title: President
    As of: June 29, 1944
  • Name: Télesphore-Damien (T.D.) Bouchard
    Title: President
    As of: April 15, 1944

From 1944 to 1978, Hydro-Québec Senior Management was composed of five commissioners, one of whom acted as Chairman.

Hydro-Québec Board Chairmen

  • Name: Michael D. Penner
    As of: October 8, 2014
  • Name: Pierre Karl Péladeau
    As of: May 15, 2013
  • Name: Michael Louis Turcotte
    As of: November 17, 2005
  • Name: André Caillé
    As of: April 6, 2005
  • Name: André Bourbeau
    As of: October 20, 2003
  • Name: Jacques Laurent
    As of: December 5, 2001
  • Name: Yvon Martineau
    As of: April 3, 1995
  • Name: Richard Drouin
    Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    As of: May 2, 1988
  • Name: A. Hervé Hébert
    As of: December 2, 1985
  • Name: Joseph Bourbeau
    As of: October 9, 1980
  • Name: Lucien Saulnier
    As of: October 1, 1978

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