Assistant to the President and Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice-President, and Senior Advisor of Lassonde Industries Inc. since February 2015, Éric Gemme is also, as of February 2016, Chief Operating Officer of the Apple & Eve LLC subsidiary. He joined the Company as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Finance, in August 2014.
From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Gemme was Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Services at BBA, an engineering consulting firm. He was previously Vice-President Finance and Control at Future Electronics; Vice-President, Finance, at Cobham plc; these positions were preceded by a dozen years in senior positions at CAE, Cognicase, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Gemme graduated from UQAM in finance and accounting and holds the titles of CA-CPA (Quebec), CPA (Illinois), CGMA, CBV, and CRM. He also has an Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management and participated in the Executive Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.