Transcon’s Isabelle Marcoux named one of Canada’s most powerful women

Publishing giant Transcontinental’s vp, corporate development, Isabelle
Marcoux has been named one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women by the
Women’s Executive Network.

Marcoux is also vice-chair of Transcon’s board. She previously worked as a director in both the company’s mergers and acquisitions and legal affairs departments. Before that, she was a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. She sits on the boards of Power Corporation of Canada, Rogers Communications Inc., George Weston Ltd., Board of Trade Metropolitan Montreal and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

A press release reads:

“Isabelle Marcoux plays a key role in the transformation of Transcontinental. She has led the growth by acquisitions of Transcontinental in the last decade. Whether she is formulating innovative business strategies for our corporation or establishing solid relations with our partners and customers, she is exceptional for her unwavering commitment to excellence,” said François Olivier, president and chief executive officer of Transcontinental. “The naming of Isabelle to the group of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for 2010 confirms her outstanding leadership.”