Guy Dumas appointed Chief of Staff
Guy Dumas has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President, beginning March 15.
He will be responsible for the organization and management of the President’s Office and Executive Group, ensuring effective communication between the Office of the President and key university structures.
Dumas will also provide strategic advice to the President, anticipate important issues, problems and complex situations facing the President and the university, provide critical analysis and prompt solutions, and ensure the optimal planning and organization of the President’s time and functions.
“The Chief of Staff will be a key position in my cabinet,” President Lajeunesse said, announcing the appointment.
“I am pleased that Guy has agreed to join us, and I am confident that he brings the experience, wise counsel and leadership that are needed in this position.”
Dumas was a senior management counsel with major corporations in Canada, Europe and the United States. He began his career with Booz Allen & Hamilton (Chicago).
He was director of management development with International Paper (New York), and a senior project director with the International Labor Organization in Geneva.
More recently, he ran Guy Dumas & Associates, and was a senior partner with Mercer (New York) and Towers Perrin.
Over the years, he taught management at HEC and Université de Sherbrooke’s MBA programs, as well as entrepreneurship at Bishop’s University. He holds a master’s in management science from the Université de Montréal (1966) and a doctorate in management from Indiana University(1968).
Welcome to Concordia, Guy.