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Marie-Lise Gauthier tapped to lead Montreal office of executive compensation firm Hugessen Consulting

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January 16, 2024
By Talent Canada

Marie-Lise Gauthier (CNW Group/Hugessen Consulting Inc)

Marie-Lise Gauthier has been named the partner, Quebec leader, of Hugessen Consulting — which puts her in charge of the firm’s Montreal office.

Since the founding of the firm in 2006, Hugessen has enjoyed a strong presence in Quebec, it said in a press release.

“The appointment of Gauthier highlights our commitment to our valued clients and friends in this market while strengthening the capabilities of the firm,” the company said.

Hugessen Consulting is an executive compensation and corporate advisory firm that has offices in Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. Its team advises clients across Canada and globally.

Gauthier brings more than 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, strategy, and governance in both public companies and start-up environments. Her expertise brings strength in corporate development as well as serving on various boards of privately held companies and private pension plans, in Quebec and on a broad international level.

With independent consulting experience and successful tenure at Celestica Inc., Bombardier Inc., and Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., she brings a robust understanding of strategic context and performance imperatives of public and private companies. Her track record in delivering accretive transactions in complex industrial and technology sectors is a testament to her capacity to engage and deliver effectively at the highest levels of leadership.

Marie-Lisa holds an MBA from INSEAD as well as a B.Sc. Industrial Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal.

“Marie-Lise’s arrival marks a pivotal moment for our firm as we deepen our commitment to our clients in Quebec, while her expertise and leadership brings a complement to our strategic counsel,” said Ken Hugessen and Georges Soaré, founding partners, Hugessen Consulting in a statement.

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