Board of directors

Richard Imbeault

President
Fransi
MRC Manicouagan

Mirka Boudreau

Vice president
Métal 7
MRC Sept-Rivières

Luc Bérubé

Treasurer
Granijem
MRC Manicouagan

Jonathan Savard

Administrator
Les crabiers du Nord
MRC La Haute-Côte-Nord

Vacant

Administrator

MRC Minganie

Josée Leblanc

Administrator
Complexe Agara
MRC Sept-Rivières

Léo Saint-Onge

Administrator
Services Sheni INC.
MRC Caniapiscau

Vacant

Administrator
MRC Le Golfe du Saint-Laurent

The Team

Jean-François Ouellon

General Manager and International Trade Commissioner
jean-francois.ouellon@cicotenord.ca

Jean-Francois Ouellon completed a Bachelor’s degree in administration at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), with a specialization in Marketing and Advertising. He has more than 10 years of experience as a Business and Economic Development Consultant and has successfully completed mandates in various activity sectors (i.e. forestry, non-forest timber products, mining, construction, transportation, tourism, accommodations, food and beverages, services, retail, etc.).

Jean-Francois provides clients with creative and culturally sensitive solutions, while being mindful of the social, economic, and environmental contexts in which they operate. He accomplishes this through rigorous analysis of local needs and by employing a collaborative approach that involves key stakeholders.

He has been involved in the development of feasibility studies, business plans, strategic plans, market analysis and marketing and communication plans, as well as in the start-up, restructuring, and the development of many businesses. 

He uses his creativity, dynamism, and communication skills to deliver engaging business model canvas workshops, as well as for the development of promotional campaigns, branding images, and communication tools.

Jean-Francois is proficient in French, English and Spanish, and has extensive experience working with First Nations communities.