Will the next revolution be a quiet one?” That was the theme of a large symposium held on September 22, jointly organized by the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal and SECOR Conseil, coinciding with the publication of a special issue of LES AFFAIRES on youth and leadership, entitled “Portrait d’une generation” (Portrait of a Generation). Here are some of the strong moments of the day captured by our photographer, Jean-Guy Paradis.

The members of the panel of leaders gathered to comment on the leadership, youth way: Marcel Coté, founding partner of SECOR; Raymond Royer, President and CEO, Domtar; Robert Dutton, President and Chief Executive Officer, RONA; and Bertrand Laferriere, President and Chief Operating Officer, Desjardins.


One of the workshops on stage 4 of the 50 young leaders presented in LES AFFAIRES: Francois Roberge, CEO, La vie en rose; Jean-Francois Blais, President and Chief Operating Officer, AXA Canada; Natalie Lariviere, CEO. Archambault Group; Marc Beaulieu, President, Present.

Left: René Vézina, editor-in-chief of the newspaper LES AFFAIRES, leading the morning workshops. Law: Madeleine Chenette, Managing Partner of SECOR in Montreal, and Patrice Berraman, President of the Junior Chamber, launching the debates of the day.

The assembly was invited to speak out on major leadership issues.