About Portage

10-30-2014

The 2014 Soirée des Grands Philanthropes held in honour of Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank, was the most successful event yet organised by The Portage Foundation. Thanks to the generous contributions of donors, businesses and individuals committed to Portage’s humanitarian mission, a record net amount of $1,400,000 was donated to the organisation.
 
 
Over 800 guests attended to the event. Portage would like to thank the president of the honorary committee, François Olivier, President and Chief Executive Officer, TC Transcontinental, and all members: André Chagnon, Yvon Charest, Michel Dallaire, Marcel Dutil, Diane Giard, Peter A. Howlett, Luc Paiement, Henri-Paul Rousseau, Colette Taylor, Pierre Thabet. 
 
 
 
 


From left to right : Laurent Beaudoin, Chairman of the Board, Bombardier, Claire Beaudoin, John A. Rae, Executive vice-president, Office of the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Power Corporation of Canada, Phyllis Rae, Colette Taylor, Senior director, development, Portage, Herbert Black, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Iron & Metal, Véronique St-Pierre, Pierre Thabet, President, Boa-Franc, Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank, Chantal Carrier, Peter A. Howlett, President, Portage, Diane Giard, Executive Vice-President, Personal and Commercial Banking, National Bank, André Chagnon, Vice-president, Portage and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon, Luc Villeneuve, President, Deloitte, François Olivier, President and Chief Executive Officer, TC Transcontinental. Absent from the picture : Marcel Dutil, Chairman of the Board, Canam Group inc, Luc Paiement, Executive Vice-President, Wealth Management, National Bank and Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, National Bank Financial.