- Lead Director
On April 24, 2002, Mr. Jean C. Monty retired as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE Inc.), following a 28-year career. Prior to joining BCE Inc., he was Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation. He joined Nortel in October 1992 as President and Chief Operating Officer, becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in March 1993. He began his career at Bell Canada in 1974 and held numerous positions in the BCE group. In recognition of his achievements, he was named Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year for 1997.
He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alcatel-Lucent SA and a member of the Boards of Directors of Fiera Capital, DJM Capital and Centria.