Pierre Pomerleau

Executive Chair of the Board


Pierre Pomerleau

Pierre is the Executive Chair of Pomerleau’s Board of Directors. He is the company’s former President and CEO. As Chair of the Board, Pierre will continue to provide guidance and advice to Pomerleau’s executives.

As well, he is involved in two companies that are part of the Pomerleau Group: Groupe Beaubois, a leader specializing in architectural woodwork, and Borea Construction, a leader in renewable energy construction.

In 1989, Pierre began his career at Pomerleau and soon became involved in the management of the company, including in its real estate and manufacturing subsidiaries. He succeeded his father, Hervé Pomerleau, as President and CEO in 1997.

As the former leader of the company, Pierre implemented new management policies, created a board of directors with a majority of independent members, eased the administrative structures, and increased the responsibilities of its key executives. His business vision led the company to become a pioneer in virtual design and construction (VDC), and a leader in innovation for the Canadian construction industry. Under his leadership, Pomerleau has grown considerably, from slightly more than $100 million in sales in 1997 to surpassing $4.3 billion in 2022. Since 2004, Pomerleau has been recognized by Deloitte among Canada’s 50 Best Managed companies and has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2020

He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from Polytechnique Montréal and a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

As a committed and generous philanthropist, he believes in giving back to communities. He is personally involved in numerous organizations and every year accepts the privilege to serve as an honorary president for a cause he holds dear.

Pomerleau value he identifies with the most: Innovation