Montreal, May 1, 2024 – The management of Zú, a technology incubator-accelerator of excellence, is proud to announce that Émilie Dussault, formerly President of Technicolor Canada, has been elected Chair of its Board of Directors. Her appointment coincides with the arrival of three new directors: Marie-Chantal Chassé, Christiane Germain and Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue.


The three new directors joining Zú’s Board of Directors

  • Marie-Chantal Chassé, Eng, IAS.A, Active Angel Investor and Vice-President, Innovation and Government Relations, Partage Club,
  • Christiane Germain, Co-Founder and Co-President, Hôtels Germain
  • Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, Managing Partner, KPMG in Quebec.


Board members continuing their mandate:


  • Erandi Motte Cortés, Senior Director, International Markets, Entrepreneurship and Business Information, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Guy Crevier, Publisher, La Presse,
  • Brigitte LeBlanc, CPA, CA, Associate Vice-President, Creative Industries Group Canada, National Bank of Canada,
  • Fabien Lanteri-Massa, Secretary of the Board, Zú and Partner, Blakes,
  • Isabelle Richard, Head of Legal Affairs, Guy Laliberté Foundation,
  • Samuel Morissette, Director, Technology Transfer Division, Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Energy (Observer).


“It’s an honor to assume the presidency of Zú’s Board of Directors, and I’m very excited to be able to collaborate with such seasoned and talented directors. Their understanding of the business world, their strategic sense and their fresh vision will enable us to pursue Zú’s mission and, more specifically, to influence and shape the creative industries using technology for years to come,” explains Émilie Dussault, Zú’s Chairman of the Board.


“I’m extremely proud to welcome these influential players to our Board of Directors. Their experience and commitment will greatly strengthen our ability to support young Quebec technology companies. Zú undeniably boasts one of the finest boards of directors in our ecosystem, and this is in line with our desire to connect innovative entrepreneurship much more closely with Québec inc.” says Dimitri Gourdin, President and CEO of Zú.


Zú would like to extend its warmest thanks to Marie-Anne Tawil, Zú Board Chair from 2019 to 2023, for her dedication and commitment.

To discover the members of the new Zú Board of Directors, visit the Team page of our website.