Thierry Vandal

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Thierry Vandal
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Hydro-Québec (President and CEO)

Thierry Vandal is a Canadian businessman. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro-Québec since 2005. Vandal announced in January 2015 that he was stepping down front his role and is scheduled to leave on May 1, 2015.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Vandal holds an engineering degree from École polytechnique (Université de Montréal, 1982) and an MBA from HEC Montréal (Université de Montréal, 1995).[2]


Prior to joining Hydro-Quebec in November 1996, Vandal worked for Shell Canada Limitée from 1982 to 1988 and for Société Pétrochimique Kemtec from 1988 to 1991.[2]

While at Hydro-Quebec, Vandal served as Vice President–Strategic Planning and Business Development (1996–2001), President of Hydro-Québec Production (2001–2005) and finally President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro-Québec (2005–2015).[3]

Board membership[edit]

He is or was the board member of the following organizations:

Social involvement[edit]

Thierry Vandal is a member of the Board of Governors of Centraide.[4]


2012 Canadian Energy Person of the Year award by the Canadian Energy Council [5]


  1. ^ "Hydro-Quebec’s CEO Thierry Vandal to step down - Montreal |". Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  2. ^ a b "Notes biographiques de Thierry Vandal". Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  3. ^ "Senior Management and the Board of Directors | Who Are We? | Hydro-québec". Archived from the original on 2013-11-22. Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  4. ^ "Board of Governors". Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  5. ^ "Hydro Quebec CEO Named Energy Person of the Year by Energy Council of Canada". Retrieved 2015-03-06.