The Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs
Close to 800 guests gathered on September 5, at Windsor Station’s Salle des pas perdus, for the 13th Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs organized by the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. During this gala evening, the Foundation presented its prestigious Medal of Honour to Rémi Marcoux, C.M., O.Q., F.C.A., founder and board member of TC Transcontinental, for his generosity, involvement, and dedication to the Foundation. Guests were also treated to a unique performance by the Cirque du Soleil—a delightful tribute to the Foundation’s most recent honouree. Read more
The Foundation Contributes $5,480,809 to the Montreal Heart Institute
During its annual general assembly on June 13, the Board of Directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation approved a contribution of $5,480,809 to the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) to promote its development and support its priority projects. Read more
Mélanie La Couture appointed the new Executive Director
The executive committee of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mélanie La Couture as Executive Director of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.
Ms. La Couture graduated from the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique with an engineering degree, and earned an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. She began her professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Consulting.
Before joining the Foundation, Ms. La Couture had served as Chief Operating Officer of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal since 2002.
On behalf of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, I welcome Ms. La Couture to the team. I feel certain she will receive the full support and cooperation of everyone here in the pursuit of the Foundation’s mission to serve the Montreal Heart Institute, its staff, and its patients. Ms. La Couture will assume her new position on May 13.
Chair of the Board of Directors
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