Québec Government Office in London > Agent-General
Pierre Gabriel Côté has been appointed Agent General of the Québec Government Office in London on July 27, 2019. Holder of a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Laval University, he is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. Since 2009, he has also held an ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors, Director) designation, obtained from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.
Throughout his career, Pierre Gabriel Côté has held numerous management positions. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lantic Sugar Ltd. from 2001 to 2005, President of Bombardier Aerospace (Business Aircraft Division) from 2006 to 2008 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Fibrek Inc. from 2008 to 2012. In December 2014, he was appointed President and CEO of Investissement Québec, a position he held until July 2019.
Concurrently with his duties, Mr. Côté has sat on the boards of directors of D-Box, the Centre de commercialisation en innovation manufacturière and La Maison Michel-Sarrazin (end-of-life center for cancer patients). He has also contributed to several charitable fundraising campaigns as a promoter and a cyclist (Le Grand défi Pierre-Lavoie and Le tour Charles-Bruneau).