Hubert T. Lacroix, ICD.D

Chair, Stornoway Diamond Corporation, Blue Metropolis, Axio Health Group
Board Member, Cascades, Canadian Olympic Committee
Past President & CEO, CBC/Radio-Canada
Strategic Counsel, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

As strategic counsel for Blake, Cassels & Graydon, Hubert assists clients with the development of business strategies, corporate governance, long-term planning and major deals.

Before joining Blakes in February 2019, Hubert spent 10½ years as president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, a tenure during which he notably achieved an unprecedented digital transformation of the broadcaster.

Mr. Lacroix received his Bachelor of Civil Law (1976) and his Master’s degree in Business Administration (1981) from McGill University. He has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1977.
Over the years, Mr. Lacroix also sat on the boards of directors of companies like Adventure Electronics, Cambior, Circo Craft, Donohue, Fibrek, ITS Limited Partnership, Michelin Canada, Secor, Transcontinental and Zarlink Semiconductors and of non-profit organizations like l’Accueil Bonneau, the Fonds de développement du Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, the Montreal General Hospital Foundation and the Martlet Foundation of McGill University. He was also a Trustee of the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation and is still a Director of their private holding company.

He is currently the chairman of Stornoway Diamond Corporation (diamond mining), Blue Metropolis (an international literary festival), Axio Health Group (medical and health services), and sits on the boards of Cascades Inc. (recovery and manufacturing of packaging and tissue products) and the Canadian Olympic Committee.