Through their commitment and dedication, they bring our mission as an adapted company to life in every corner of Quebec. On a day-to-day basis, they carry out essential work for society and give full meaning to sustainable development. They ensure top-quality processing of recyclable materials and enable us to offer our customers some of the best products in the industry. Société VIA enables more than 200 workers with functional limitations to avoid having to turn to social assistance programs. The work offered to these people gives them a sense of pride and security, strengthens their social fabric and enables them to become more independent.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Human Resources Manager
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Plant Manager – Lévis
Vice President, Operations
Plant Manager – Rivière-du-Loup and Dégelis
Nine experienced directors make up the Société VIA Board of Directors, and are committed to pursuing its mission with dynamism and integrity. With their diverse backgrounds and multiple skills, they complement each other to ensure the organization’s evolution and sound management.
Board Secretary Jean-François Nolet is a notary with the firm Gosselin, Lagueux, Roy, notaires. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Saint-Nicolas and also sits on the boards of the Lévis Chamber of Commerce and the Atelier Occupationnel Rive-Sud. He is also involved with the Fondation de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis.
Director Josée Goupil is a strategic consultant with Desjardins, and holds an MBA and certificates in marketing, administration and organizational communications. Always very socially involved, Ms. Goupil stands out for her interpersonal skills, her spirit of collaboration and her great professionalism.
A director with a CMA-MBA specialized in corporate executive management, Michel Henry has nearly 20 years’ experience in the manufacturing sector, notably with Cascades and Sanimax, two of Quebec’s leading recycling companies. Because the environment is close to his heart, he chose to join Société VIA’s Board of Directors.
Director Sonia Marceau holds a bachelor’s degree and a DESS in counseling and guidance, and has been a human resources executive for over 20 years. A member of the Ordre des CRHA, she is involved in various boards of directors, including the Fondation du Collège Jésus Marie de Sillery and Société VIA.
A director, Patrice Denis holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a specialization in finance. A development consultant with over 30 years’ experience within the Desjardins Group, he has developed solid expertise in capital management, consulting analysis and risk management.
An administrator with an MBA specializing in corporate social and environmental responsibility, Anne Rouleau has nearly 15 years of expertise in project development and management. Her latest baby, Madame Germaine, brings together her passions: travel, food, culture and people. Ms. Rouleau has chaired the Deuil-Jeunesse organization for several years.
Director Guylaine Sénéchal is currently responsible for physical rehabilitation services for children and adolescents with functional limitations. Over the past 25 years, Ms. Sénéchal has worked as a manager in the daycare services network, then in the healthcare sector.
A director, Louise Lamontagne has been an entrepreneur for 27 years and has been heavily involved in various committees and organizations, including Femmessor Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean. A General Manager renowned for her human approach, Ms. Lamontagne is delighted to be able to put her expertise to good use on Société VIA’s Board of Directors.
Denis Beaumont is a director with a background in innovation and applied research. He also founded and managed the TransBIOTech research center. The father of a disabled son, he is one of the founding parents of the OASIS project, a permanent residence for intellectually disabled adults in Lévis, and of the OPAHL Foundation, which supports the residence.
Director Anthony Dufour has a bachelor’s degree in agri-environmental engineering and works in waste management, focusing on composting, landfill and agricultural reclamation. Throughout his university career, he has been involved in various associations. He stands out for his attentiveness, teamwork and versatility.