CFI welcomes Micheline Bouchard as new Board Director

August 18, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Micheline Bouchard to its Board of Directors. Ms. Bouchard joins the CFI with extensive experience as a corporate director, serving on boards as diverse as the TELUS Corporation, the International Women’s Forum and PSP Investments, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board.

Ms. Bouchard previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ART Advanced Research Technologies Inc., a biomedical company, from 2002 to 2006. She was also Global Corporate Vice-President of Motorola Inc. in the U.S. after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Canada Inc.

Ms. Bouchard is a Member of the Order of Canada, a Member of the National Order of Quebec, a certified member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a recipient of the Gold Medal Award from Engineers Canada and of the Grand Prix d’excellence from the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec.

The CFI welcomes Ms. Bouchard as a Board Director and will benefit from her valuable insight, knowledge and guidance so that it may continue supporting Canadian research and innovation.