Jacques Lamarre

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Jacques Lamarre is a Canadian businessman and civil engineer. He became the CEO of SNC-Lavalin, one of the largest engineering corporations in the world, in 1996 and left his post in 2009. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Arts and Science in civil engineering from Université Laval in Quebec City. He also attended Harvard University's Executive Development Program.

In November 1994, he was appointed Executive Vice-President, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. In May 1996, Jacques Lamarre was named President and Chief Executive Officer.

Jacques has an older brother, Bernard Lamarre, who controlled Groupe Lavalin in the early 1990s, and was the president of the École Polytechnique de Montréal until his death in 2016.

Jacques Lamarre is a member of the Engineering Institute of Canada, the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada and l'Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

On Nov 12 2009, Mr Lamarre was appointed to the Board of Directors of Suncor Energy Inc, Canada's largest energy company.[1]

Starting January 1, 2010, Mr. Lamarre joined the Canadian law firm of Heenan Blaikie as counsel, where he provides strategic counsel to clients on major infrastructure projects and finance.


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