An experienced team to guide INO’s success.


Composed of experts in their respective fields, management instills passion and commitment in INO’s 200 employees.

Alain Chandonnet

President and CEO Learn more

Michel Arnault

Chief Operations Officer Learn more

Philippe Boivin

VP, Corporate Affairs Learn more

André Fougères

VP, Innovation and Technology Learn more

Martin Larrivée

VP, Finances Learn more

Louis Martel

VP, Business Development and Partnership Learn more
The management team. Front: André Fougères, Alain Chandonnet and Martin Larrivée. Back: Michel Arnault, Philippe Boivin and Louis Martel.

The management team. Front: André Fougères, Alain Chandonnet and Martin Larrivée. Back: Michel Arnault, Philippe Boivin and Louis Martel.


INO’s Board of Directors comprises 12 members who are experts in the field and who serve as an interface between the organization’s activities and the needs of its clients and partners. Each member further contributes their expertise by taking part in one or several internal committees.

Michel Audet [2]

Corporate Director, Verdun, QC Learn more

Monique L. Bégin [1]

Corporate Director, Québec, QC Learn more

André Bolduc [4]

Project Management Office Bell Canada, Verdun, QC Learn more

Normand R. Bourque [3]

Corporate Director, Lorraine, QC Learn more

Alain Chandonnet

President and CEO INO, Québec, QC Learn more

Denis Faubert [3] [4]

President and CEO, CARIC, Montréal, QC Learn more

François Giroux [2] [4]

President Gentec Inc., Québec, QC Learn more

Guy Laberge [3]

Corporate Director, Québec, QC Learn more

Jean-Guy Paquet [1]

Corporate Director, Québec, QC Learn more

Hugues St-Pierre [1] [4]

Corporate Director and President of MAXXAB, Rimouski, QC Learn more

Jacques Topping [4]

Corporate Director Québec, QC Learn more

Jean-Marie Toulouse [2]

Professor Emeritus HEC Montréal, Montréal, QC Learn more

Internal committees

[1] Governance and Human Resources Committee

[2] Audit Committee

[3] Innovation Committee

[4] Major Proposals Committee


R&D Advisory Committee

Made up of 16 members from the public and private sectors across Canada, the R&D Advisory Committee reports directly to the Board of Directors. The Committee advises the INO Board on strategic scientific planning in light of Canadian businesses’ changing needs.

Michel Arseneault
Québec (Québec)
Eugene G. Arthurs
Bellingham, WA
Michel Bélanger
Ciena Corporation
Ottawa (Ontario)
Richard Boudreault
Orbite Aluminae
Saint-Laurent (Québec)
Sylvain Charbonneau
University of Ottawa
Ottawa (Ontario)
André Fougères
Québec (Québec)
Pierre Galarneau
Québec (Québec)
Jean Giroux
Québec (Québec)
Marie-France Laporte
Québec (Québec)
Jean Maheux
Québec (Québec)
Martin Maltais
Lévis (Québec)
Michel Piché
Centre d'optique, photonique et laser (COPL)
Québec (Québec)
Ruth Rayman
Conseil national de recherches Canada (CNRC)
Ottawa (Ontario)
Antonio Scandella
Bell Canada
Montréal (Québec)
Michael Schmidt
Friedrich-Alexander Universität
Erlangen-Nürnberg (Allemagne)
Brian Wilson
University Health Network
Toronto (Ontario)

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