Yves Thomas Dorval, the Quebec Employers Council president and CEO since March 30, 2009, has more than 30 years of management experience in public affairs and sustainable development. He previously held managerial posts with a worldwide leader in the manufacturing sector, mainly in Canada and Europe, an international public relations firm, a research-and-development pharmaceutical company and a leading Canadian life insurance company. He has also worked for the Québec government and for a health and social services inquiry commission, and at Hydro-Québec.
In 2014, Mr. Dorval received the Prix Yves-St-Amand from the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques, an award bestowed on a communications professional for an outstanding and prolific career and for contributing to the advancement of the profession.
In addition to having taught several years at Université Laval, he has lectured in more than a dozen countries.