Thursday, March 31, 2011

Benoît CharleboisBenoît Charlebois from Montreal, Quebec has been appointed the new Managing Director for Initiatives of Change Canada for an initial period of 2 years. Based on Benoît’s growing knowledge and experience of IofC during the past 25 years, including two visits to Caux, serving as Chair of the Council of Management in 2009 and Vice Chair in 2010, the Council agreed that Benoît was the right person to work with us in developing and implementing our policies and programs.

Benoît has accumulated almost 25 years’ experience working with private, public and non-governmental organizations. Recently held positions have been as Director of Communications and Public Engagement at Canada World Youth, Corporate Communications Director at Telus Communications, as well as Bell Canada. Before that he was Senior Communications Advisor with CIDA, Interim Deputy Secretary General at the Canadian Red Cross, Interim Program Manager at the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, Marketing and Client Operations Director as well as Launch Program Manager with Telesystem International Wireless (Romania, Brazil and France) among other senior positions.

Although Benoît’s residence will remain in Montreal, his work base will be the national IofC office in Ottawa. Benoît can be reached by email and through the National Office in Ottawa at +613.230.7197. Click to read more about our team>>