André Courville

Former Director at Uni-Sélect, Inc.

André Courville

André Courville

Former Director at Uni-Sélect, Inc.

Biography

André Courville holds the position of Executive Chairman for AutoChoice Parts & Paints Ltd. He is also on the board of Boralex, Inc., Uni-Sélect, Inc. (former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director), Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and IAS Québec Chapter (former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director). In his past career Mr. Courville was Senior Audit Partner at Ernst & Young, Inc. He received an undergraduate degree from HEC Montréal.

Overview
Career Highlights

Uni-Sélect, Inc.
IAS Québec Chapte

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319

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1954

Age

66

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Partner at McCarthy Tetreault LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at Sativa Group Plc

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President & Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Automotive Group at Uni-Sélect, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Uni-Sélect, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Controller at Sigma Industries, Inc.

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Chief Legal & Administration Officer & Corporate Secretary at Uni-Sélect, Inc.

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Former Vice President-Information Technology at Uni-Select USA, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Operating Officer at FinishMaster, Inc.

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Former Vice President, Special Projects, Vice President & General Manager, Beck/Arnley Worldparts, Inc at Uni-Sélect, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Quebec Cancer Foundation

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Former Director at Uni-Sélect, Inc.
Education

HEC Montréal is a university business school whose reputation as a leader in teaching and research is recognized in Québec, Canada, and around the world. HEC Montréal is a French-language university institution offering internationally renowned management education and research. The School has been training future managers who contribute to our society’s growth and prosperity, since 1907. HEC Montréal’s excellence in management teaching and research is recognized worldwide. As proof, the School was the first in North America to be awarded the three most prestigious international accreditations in its field: AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. HEC Montréal is a French-language institution solidly rooted in its community and open to the world. It is an international-calibre university business school that contributes to our society’s prosperity by providing leadership in all its spheres of activity, i.e. teaching at all levels, research and serving the community.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - Prior

IAS Québec Chapter operates as an association of Canadian directors and boards. It offers director education and professional certification. The institute was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

Senior Audit Partner
1977 - 2014

Ernst & Young, Inc., a subsidiary of Ernst & Young Global Ltd., is a Canadian company located in Toronto, ON, that provides accounting services.

Director
2018 - 2019

Uni-Sélect, Inc. focuses on the distribution, sale and marketing of automotive replacement parts, accessories, tools & equipment, paint, and collision repair products. It operates through the following segments: FinishMaster US, Canadian Automotive Group, The Parts Alliance UK, and Corporate Office & Other. The company was founded on November 22, 1968 and is headquartered in Boucherville, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2019 - Current

Boralex is a power producer whose core business is dedicated to the development and the operation of renewable energy power stations. Currently, the Corporation operates an asset base with an installed capacity of more than 500 MW in Canada, the Northeastern United States and France. Boralex is also committed under power development projects, both independently and with Canadian and European partners, to add over 550 MW of power that will be put in service between the middle of 2013 and the end of 2015. With over 200 employees, Boralex is known for its diversified expertise and in-depth experience in four power generation types – wind, hydroelectric, thermal and more recently, solar. Boralex currently operates approximately 290 MW wind power portfolio in Europe and Canada. In recent years, Boralex has become one of the most experienced wind power producers in France, where it currently generates near 200 MW of power. Boralex also entered the wind power industry in Canada by commissioning 90 MW of power in Ontario Boralex has almost 20 years of expertise as a hydroelectric power producer, owning and operating 136 MW of this type of energy over the U.S., Québec and British Columbia. Boralex owns and operates three thermal power stations, with a total installed capacity of 80 MW. One of them, with an installed capacity of 35 MW, is supplied with wood-residue, a method of producing renewable energy. Boralex also operates two natural gas cogeneration power stations with a total installed capacity of 45 MW. Boralex recently diversified its energy portfolio with the addition of a solar power facility with an installed capacity of 5 MW located in France. Boralex's stock, in which Cascades Inc. holds a 35% interest, and its convertible debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BLX and BLX.DB, respectively

Executive Chairman
Current

AutoChoice Parts & Paints Ltd. distributes automotive aftermarket parts and paints. The company was founded by Bahram Mirzaagha in 1989 and is headquartered in Dartmouth, Canada.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2014 - 2019

Uni-Sélect, Inc. focuses on the distribution, sale and marketing of automotive replacement parts, accessories, tools & equipment, paint, and collision repair products. It operates through the following segments: FinishMaster US, Canadian Automotive Group, The Parts Alliance UK, and Corporate Office & Other. The company was founded on November 22, 1968 and is headquartered in Boucherville, Canada.

Director
2010 - Current

IAS Québec Chapter operates as an association of Canadian directors and boards. It offers director education and professional certification. The institute was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

Director
Current

The Foundation raises and administers funds to support research, care, teaching, prevention, rehabilitation, and the assessment of new technologies at the Montreal Heart Institute, thereby encouraging excellence at this world-class institution at the service of Quebecers.

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