Louis Audet, Executive Chairman of the Board of Cogeco
Mr. Audet has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc. since 1993. He joined Cogeco in 1981, occupying several management positions including President and Chief Operating Officer.
He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc., and a member of their respective Strategic Opportunities Committee.
Mr. Audet is President of the major fundraising campaign of the Old Brewery Mission Foundation.
He previously sat on the Boards of Directors of the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association, Clarica, CableLabs, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, the Corporation de l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, the Association canadienne de la radio et de la télévision de langue française, and served as Governor of the Council on Canadian Unity. He was also Chairman of the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf Development Fund. In 2016, he acted as one of the co-chairmen of the Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society.
Mr. Audet holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School (Boston, MA) and has graduated from École Polytechnique (Montréal) with an Engineering Degree, Electronics and Communications. He holds a college diploma (DEC) from Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (Montréal).
He was named Member of the Order of Canada in 2013. He was inducted, in 2012, into the Club des entrepreneurs du Conseil du patronat du Québec. He was awarded the Order of Merit of the Université de Montréal Alumni Association in 2010, as well as the Merit Award of the École Polytechnique Alumni Association in 2008.