Two new members on the IRCM Foundation Board of Directors 

Two new members on the IRCM Foundation Board of Directors 

The IRCM Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to welcome two new members to its ranks. Ms. Sonia Hernandez and Mr. Martin Bourassa will bring their expertise to the Foundation's mission, which is to raise funds to support health research at the IRCM.

Sonia Hernandez is a seasoned manager with more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry, having held various senior management positions in financial institutions for several years. Ms. Hernandez is currently an ESG Partner at KPMG. Recognized for her knowledge of complex organizations and her collaborative, results-oriented leadership, Ms. Hernandez also has a proven expertise in building and developing effective and multi-functional teams. Her background has given her an excellent understanding of the business environment whether at strategic, transformational and operational levels.

For his part, Martin Bourassa is a certified CPA-CMA, currently a Partner at Talsom, a management consulting firm. He has over 25 years of experience in a variety of fields such as finance, information technology, supply chain and logistics. His extensive expertise has enabled him to rise through the ranks and hold management positions where his leadership, strategic and communication skills are put to good use.  Mr. Bourassa easily rallies stakeholders, and is recognized for his management skills, which makes him capable of delivering projects in a variety of contexts, including the most complex. He is regularly solicited for his opinion or comments related to business transformation and the implementation of achievement plans.

“Welcome to Sonia and Martin as members of the Foundation's Board of Directors. It is an honour for us to be able to count on professionals of such calibre to help us pursue our mission of supporting the IRCM in the advancement of cutting-edge health research," said André Couillard, President of the IRCM Foundation and Dr. Jean-François Côté, President and Scientific Director of the IRCM.

The IRCM community wishes a warm welcome to its new exceptional collaborators.

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