Isabelle Marcoux

Former Director, Legal Affairs at Transcontinental, Inc.

Isabelle Marcoux

Isabelle Marcoux

Former Director, Legal Affairs at Transcontinental, Inc.

Biography

Ms. Marcoux is Chair of the Board of Transcontinental Inc. since 2012, a leader in flexible packaging in North America and Canada’s largest printer and a leader in school textbook publishing. Ms. Marcoux was Vice Chair of the Board from 2007 to 2012 and Vice President, Corporate Development from 2004 to 2012.

Between 1998 and 2004, Ms. Marcoux held successive roles as Director, Legal Affairs and Assistant Corporate Secretary, and Director, Mergers and Acquisitions. Before joining Transcontinental Inc., she was a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP.

Ms. Marcoux is a member of the board of Rogers Communications Inc. She was also a member of the board of George Weston Limited for 12 years, until 2019. In addition, she is a member of the board of The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation and the Advisory Board of McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Actively engaged in the community and in non-profit organizations, Isabelle Marcoux co-chaired the Centraide of Greater Montreal 2016 campaign and is Chair of the Major Donors’ Circle since 2018. She has also been involved in several fundraising campaigns, notably for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Montreal Heart Institute, the Tel-Jeunes Foundation, the Young Musicians of the World Foundation and the Foundation Montréal inc.

In 2016, Ms. Marcoux was awarded the medal of the National Assembly of Québec and, in 2017, she became the first Canadian to win the Visionary Award for Strategic Leadership from the global organization Women Corporate Directors Foundation. Also in 2017, she was inducted into the Women's Executive Network (WXN) Hall of Fame, after being named one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women in 2010, 2012 and 2016.

Ms. Marcoux holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics, and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Law, both from McGill University. She has been a member of the Québec Bar since 1995.

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Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1970

Age

50

Number of Awards

4

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Transcontinental, Inc.

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Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Tc Transcontinental at Transcontinental, Inc.

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Deputy Chairman at Rogers Communications, Inc.

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Governor at Sherbrooke University Business Research Foundation

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Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Executive Vice President at Canadian National Railways

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Power Corp. of Canada

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Deputy Chairman, President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Power Corp. of Canada (Sagard China Investment Management)

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Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA

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Vice Chairman at Power Corp. of Canada

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Rogers Communications, Inc.

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Isabelle Marcoux
Former Director, Legal Affairs at Transcontinental, Inc.
Education
B.A. in Political Science & Economics

McGill University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1821 during the British colonial era, the university bears the name of James McGill, a prominent Montreal merchant from Glasgow, Scotland and alumnus of Glasgow University, whose bequest formed the beginning of the university.

LLB in Civil Law

The Faculty of Law is one of the professional graduate schools of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the oldest law school in Canada, and continually ranks among the best law schools in the world. The faculty is known for its holistic approach though highly selective and competitive process for admission.

Memberships
Member
1995 - Current

Québec Bar Assoication is a private company headquartered in Montréal, QC, Canada, with operations in Canada, that provides fund management services.

Member
Current
Career History
Chair, Major Donors' Circle
2018 - Prior

Centraide of Greater Montreal supports community agencies in the neighbourhoods. It has four areas of action: supporting youth, providing basic needs, helping the socially isolated and bringing communities together. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

Director, Legal Affairs
1997 - 2012

Transcontinental, Inc. engages in the provision of print and digital media, flexible packaging, and publishing services. It operates through the following business segments: Printing Sector, Packaging Sector, and Other. The Printing Sector generates revenues from an integrated service offering for retailers, including premedia services, flyer and in-store marketing product printing, and door-to-door distribution, as well as an array of innovative print solutions for newspapers, magazines, 4-colour books and personalized and mass marketing products. The Packaging Sector specializes in extrusion, lamination, printing and converting packaging solutions, generates revenues from the manufacturing of flexible plastic and paper products, including rollstock, bags and pouches, coextruded films, shrink films and bags, and advanced coatings. The Other segment includes the media sector, certain head office costs as well as the elimination of inter-segment sales. The company was founded by Remi Marcoux in 1976 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Attorney
Prior

McCarthy Tetrault LLP provides legal services. Its services include integrated business law, litigation services, taxation, real property, and labour and employment law. The company was founded in 1855 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Director
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Director
2006 - Prior

Montréal Inc., (formerly Fondation du maire de Montréal pour la jeunesse) was founded in 1996 by Montreal Mayor Pierre Bourque. That year, the Mayor decided to donate his salary in favor of a cause that was close to his heart: supporting young entrepreneurs of Montreal. Since then, the Fondation has been managed by a small team of permanent staff who report to an independent Board of Directors made up of business people who ensure its sound governance.

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Awards & Honors
2017
Women’s Executive Network - Top 100 Women Hall of Fame
2012
Women's Executive Network - Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100
2010
Women's Executive Network - Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100
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