Louis Tremblay is President and CEO of AddEnergie and its subsidiary company, FLO. A trailblazer in the field of electric mobility in Canada, he cofounded AddEnergie in 2009 while he was still a student at Laval University (Quebec). Over the years, Louis Tremblay established himself as an influential and respected figure in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, as he guided his company to become a leader in EV charging solutions and the operator of a major North-American charging network. Louis Tremblay graduated from Laval University with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and pursued graduate-level studies in Power Electronics. His entrepreneurial passion has led him to chair the boards of Propulsion Québec, Quebec’s Industrial Cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation, and of Inno-centre.
Robert Benoît is the founding president of Groupe conseil Énergika inc., a consulting firm specialized in the energy field. He has worked thirty years at Hydro-Québec at the national and international levels in different management positions, particularly as CEO of TransÉnergie HQ, the company responsible for managing the international portfolio of electrical transmission assets. He also participated in the acquisition by Gaz Métro (now Énergir) of Vermont’s Green Mountain Power, serving on its board of directors from 2007 to 2017. He represents the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec as a member of several boards, including Tornatech inc. since 2017. He has been a director of AddÉnergie since its inception in 2008.
Alain Michel is a corporate director. He has been assuming this role in various organizations such as Groupe V Media, Seficlo, ONO, Multibar, Rona, La Survivance mutual Life Insurance and DiagnoCure. During his career, he has worked as Chief Financial Officer for several Quebec companies, including Groupe Videotron until its sale to Quebecor in October 2000. Since then, he is a delegated administrator and management consultant for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. From 2005 to 2012, he was co-shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of group Cari-All Inc. Alain has a master’s degree in Commercial Sciences (finance) from Sherbrooke University.
Pierre Nelis works with companies as a business advisor. Throughout his career, Pierre has worked in a variety of fields, for companies such as Tecsult (engineering consulting), Groupe Noranda, and Bristol Myers Squibb (pharmaceutical), eventually ending up at special effects software pioneer Softimage, which was later acquired by Microsoft. After managing the merger and launching an international project for the advanced technologies division, he left Microsoft in 1998, moving on to various corporate executive positions and working on projects for institutional and private investors, as well as entrepreneurs. A graduate of Université Laval’s Collège des administrateurs (ASC) and McGill University’s Management Institute, Pierre is Chair of the Board of Directors for the Hôpital Maisonneuve‑Rosemont Foundation, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Inno-centre, and a member of the Boards of Directors of AddÉnergie Technologies and Simactive.
Norman Hébert is a seasoned entrepreneur who owns Groupe Park Avenue, a team of 21 multibrand auto dealerships in the Greater Montreal region. Groupe Park Avenue has been in business for over 57 years. When he took the leadership of his family owned business over 25 years ago, he initiated a sustainable growth strategy that made his enterprise among the most important automobile consortiums in the country.
He sits on a few selected Board of Directors where his talent for business and his strong sense of governance and ethics are regularly put to contribution. He has been chairman of the Board of Governors of Concordia University since 2012 and was chairman of the board of the SAQ from 2006-2013 and previously member of the board and chairman of the audit committee of Hydro-Québec. Mr. Hébert is an active philanthropist with Centraide (United Way) of Greater Montreal, Charles-Lemoyne Hospital and Fondation Montréal inc., to name a few. M. Hebert has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Law degree.