Biography – Marc Dutil, C.M.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Member of the Board of Directors

Marc Dutil was born on December 25, 1964, in St. Georges, Quebec. He graduated from Boston College in 1987 and founded a software firm specialized in the design of electronic exchange systems.

Mr. Dutil joined The Canam Manac Group Inc. in 1989 where he held various positions at the St. Gedeon de Beauce, Quebec, plant until 1995 while also pursuing his studies at various Canadian and American universities.

In 2001, Mr. Dutil was appointed Vice President of The Canam Manac Group Inc. One year later, he was named Executive Vice President of the company and elected to its Board of Directors. In 2003, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer, and in 2012 he became President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Dutil spent 10 years on the Board of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction before serving as Chairman from 2001 to 2003. He is a member of the Cercle des présidents du Québec and founder and President of the École d’Entrepreneurship de Beauce.

In October 2013, he was awarded the title of 2013 Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year by the International firm, Ernst & Young. At the end of the year, he was appointed Member of the Order of Canada for his achievements as a business leader, and for promoting the well-being of his community and the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Mr. Dutil has also chaired on the boards of not-for-profit organizations. He has equally presided over numerous community fundraisers and is frequently invited to speak at various functions across Canada and abroad.

Marc Dutil and Catherine Larochelle have been married since 1989 and have five children.