Alexandre Lagarde – Montréal International
Vice-President, Foreign Investment / Montréal International
Alexandre Lagarde is Vice-President, Foreign Investment at Montréal International, the economic promotion agency responsible for attracting foreign investment, international organizations and international talent to the Greater Montréal area.
Over the last 15 years, Mr. Lagarde has specialized in economic development. His role is to attract direct foreign investment and contribute to the Montréal region’s international reputation. In this capacity, he has supported more than 100 foreign investment projects, totalling more than $2 billion, in the Montréal region. Over the course of his career, he has organized more than 50 prospecting missions abroad to convince multinationals and SMEs to invest in Montréal’s economy. Elected officials from the metropolitan region took part in more than a dozen of these missions. Prior to working at Montréal International, Mr. Lagarde held several positions in the federal government in the departments of Industry and International Trade.