Anik Trudel Chief Executive Officer

Bureau

  • Montréal

Phone number

514 878-5555

Fax

514 871-8977

Languages

  • English
  • French

Profile

Chief Executive Officer

Anik Trudel is Lavery’s Chief Executive Officer. She is responsible for implementing the firm’s vision and strategic plan while managing its daily affairs and administrative functions.

A trained lawyer, she has twenty years of experience as a partner with a prominent Canadian law firm. In this role, she practiced in civil and commercial litigation and represented a number of national and international public and private major corporations before the general and appellate courts as well as arbitration tribunals. 

Ms. Trudel has been working in public relations for leading industry firms for over ten years. She has advised and accompanied senior executives dealing with business challenges, issues management, organizational transformation, brand image management and public relations. With a steadfastly client-based approach accompanied by her capacity to listen and her strategic ability, Ms. Trudel knows how to target business opportunities and translate them into concrete actions all in the while proposing solutions suited to the complex, ever-changing reality of clients.

Ms. Trudel has successively occupied senior management positions in two international public relations firms due to her precise analysis of crisis prevention and clear understanding of the communication needs related to managing change.

She has sat on numerous boards of directors of cultural, business and charitable organizations throughout her career.

Education

  • Practitioner and Master Practitioner, Centre de programmation neurolinguistique de Montréal, 2006-2008
  • Certificat de formation en développement des affaires, HEC, 2004
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1987

Boards and Professional Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors, Port of Montréal (2008-2017) and (2019-...)

    • Chair (2016-2017)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation (2016-…)
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitain Montreal (2018-...)
    • Chair (2022-...)
    • Vice-Chair (2021-2022)
  1. Anik Trudel appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM)

    On Tuesday, October 18, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM) announced the appointment of Anik Trudel, Chief Executive Officer of Lavery, as Chair of its Board of Directors. A staple in the Montréal business community, the CCMM has been strengthening the city’s business environment and prosperity and providing support to Montréal businesses for nearly 200 years. The Chamber invests in key sectors of economic development through an action-oriented approach based on commitment, credibility, proactivity, collaboration and forward-thinking. Our CEO has been involved with the CCMM since 2018. Her appointment as Chair of the Board aligns perfectly with Lavery’s vision and positioning as a partner of economic development in the greater Montréal area and the province, which the firm has expressed by supporting the growth of both SMEs and the largest companies and institutions doing business in Quebec. “I am honoured by the confidence the Nominating Committee and the Board of Directors have placed in me. It is with pride, humility and a sense of responsibility that I accept the mandate of Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal in its pivotal 200th anniversary year. I will do my utmost to listen and respond to the needs of our members and the challenges facing our city,” says Anik Trudel. To see all the members of the CCMM Board of Directors, click here.

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  2. Lavery to present the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal’s Lunchtime Conferences

    On Tuesday, October 4, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM) officially announced that Lavery will now be the presenter of the organization's Lunchtime Conferences. Lavery is pleased to collaborate with the CCMM for these upcoming events and to be part of the organization's efforts to strengthen Montréal's business environment and prosperity and to provide support to businesses in the city over nearly 200 years. "It is only natural for our firm to support initiatives like the CCMM's Lunchtime Conferences, whose objective is to ensure the dynamism of the business community in the Greater Montréal area. This new partnership is in line with Lavery's ambition and desire to drive the growth of organizations doing business in Quebec," said Anik Trudel, Chief Executive Officer of Lavery.

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