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Hélène Labrie appointed Director of Finance and Administration

April 5, 2022

Université de Sudbury is proud to announce that Hélène Labrie, CPA, CA, has been selected as the institution’s new director of finance and administration. She joins the university’s leadership team as of April 4, 2022.

Originally from Blind River, Hélène Labrie is a chartered professional accountant with more than twenty years’ experience in administration and finance in the parapublic and private sectors. Her presence will be instrumental in Université de Sudbury’s transition into a French-language academic institution with governance based on the principle of “by and for Francophones.”

“Adding Hélène Labrie to the team is a huge gain for Université de Sudbury. Her work is both meticulous and bold and over the years, she has successfully completed many modernization projects within parapublic and private organizations. Having Hélène on board will allow our organization to rise to the next level as we move to become a French-language university. – Serge Miville, Ph. D., President and Vice-Chancellor, Université de Sudbury

“I am very happy to be returning to Sudbury and to be part of this French-language university project. There is a lot of support for Université de Sudbury and I am privileged to have this opportunity to contribute to its success.” – Hélène Labrie, CPA, CA, Director of Finance and Administration

Hélène Labrie holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University and has worked for Domtar in Espanola and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in Sault Ste. Marie. 

As director, Hélène Labrie will be responsible for completing many infrastructure projects currently underway at Université de Sudbury and will support the institution in the process of transitioning into a French-language university.

President and Vice-Chancellor Serge Miville also wishes to recognize the great work and commitment of Paul Laverdure in the position of interim director of finance and administration since July of 2021.


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