Pierre Lortie serves on ECN Capital’s Board of Directors and is Chair of the Credit & Risk Committee.
Mr. Lortie is Senior Business Advisor at Dentons Canada LLP., a major Canadian law firm. He is also a director of Canam Group Inc., and Executive Chairman of the Board of Quest Rare Minerals Ltd., both listed on the TSX. Mr. Lortie also served as President of the Transition Committee of the Agglomeration of Montreal from its inception in June 2004 to the end of its mandate in December 2005.
Mr. Lortie served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Transportation, Bombardier Capital, Bombardier International, and as President of Bombardier Aerospace, Regional Aircraft. He has also served as Chairman of Canada’s Royal Commission on Electoral Reform and Party Financing. He has been Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Provigo Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Stock Exchange and a Senior Partner of Secor Inc.
Mr. Lortie received a Master of Business Administration degree with honours from the University of Chicago, a license in applied economics from the Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and a Bachelor’s degree in applied sciences (engineering physics) from Universite Laval, Canada. He has earned the professional independent director designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors and the McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management. Mr. Lortie is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and a member of the Order of Canada.