CME Senior Vice-President named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Influential Women
by CM Staff
The Emerging Leaders Award highlights the professional achievements of women between the ages of 30 and 45 who are recognized within their organizations for their vision, great potential, and accomplishments.
MONTRÉAL — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) announced that Véronique Proulx, Senior Vice-President Communications & Marketing for CME and Lead for Quebec division Manufacturiers et Exportateurs du Québec, has been named to the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Top 100 2021 Most Powerful Women in Canada in the Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award category.
The WXN Canada Top 100 honours the achievements of inspiring women who have made a difference in their communities and have inspired the next generation. Most notably, the Emerging Leaders Award highlights the professional achievements of women between the ages of 30 and 45 who are recognized within their organizations for their vision, great potential, and accomplishments. This year, 105 nominees were selected by the WXN Diversity Council in 13 categories.
“Véronique has not only transformed MEQ’s business model and corporate image, but she has also significantly enhanced the organization’s presence in Quebec’s public space. With her authentic and dynamic approach, she has quickly established herself as a key leader within our CME management team and will play a central role in the deployment of our next strategic plan. The entire CME team joins me in warmly congratulating her,” said Dennis A. Darby, President and CEO, CME.
“I am honoured to be a part of the WXN Top 100 alongside such inspiring women. MEQ is a growing organization with no shortage of challenges. Representing and defending my members on important issues such as the labour shortage and the impact of the global pandemic is daily source of motivation. This recognition is one for the entire CME team, » concludes Véronique Proulx.
Véronique Proulx joined MEQ in 2015 as Director of Communications, Public Affairs and Strategy. Appointed Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Strategy in 2016, she was subsequently promoted to President and CEO in September 2017.