Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authorityfor 11 years, today announced she is postponing her retirement till the end of this year due to the many current challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
« Today, as a sixth week in COVID-19 mode draws to a close, I think we can be proud of the work that we accomplished, and now we are actively preparing to implement new ways of working, to be all set for when the authorities lift the lockdown, » said Ms. Vachon. « We will keep demonstrating our agility, all of us together, as we have always done. Also, in light of this challenging context for our teams and partners, I have decided to postpone my retirement, which I announced in January, until the end of 2020. »
Ms. Vachon has served the Port of Montreal in various executive capacities for 30 years.