Now Consultant to Lassonde Industries Inc., Mr. Luc Provencher was previously Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Management and Administration of the Company, a position he had held since August 2004. Mr. Provencher is also a Company Director and a member of the Board of Directors of Lassonde Industries Inc.
Over a period of more than 30 years, Mr. Provencher served in a variety of capacities with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), from branch manager to regional manager, and in 1989 to Vice-President and General Manager for Quebec, and in 1996 to Senior-Vice President, Operations, and finally in 1998, to the position of Executive Vice-President. He retired from the bank in August 2003.
Mr. Provencher is an FCGA and a graduate of the École des hautes études commerciales de Montréal in accounting and business administration. He also completed post-graduate studies at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario; Penn State University; and, the European Institute of Business Administration in Fontainebleau.