Mayoral candidate for Longueuil
Manager, entrepreneur, corporate director and philanthropist, Mr. Jean-Marc Léveillé was until May 2021 President and CEO of the Orchestre symphonique de Longeuil, an orchestra whose Maestro is the internationally renowned violinist, Mr. Alexandre Da Costa. Mr. Léveillé is also the cofounder of Services animaliers de la Rive-Sud (Proanima), an organization whose good practices have inspired several municipalities since 2012 for animal management on their territory; in addition to chairing Anima-Quebec since 2019, a benchmark in certification and communication for animal welfare.
As manager and entrepreneur, Mr. Jean-Marc Léveillé is the founder of several successful organizations, including: Dotemtex, Recherche de Cadres, created in 1995; Dotemtex Transition (1996-2001), specializing in the reassignment of executives and support in the event of job loss or in the prevention of job loss; Elitis pharma Inc. (2004-2015), a firm specializing in professional services of the pharmaceutical sector; and PROSYGMA, Services professionnels en maintenance et fiabilité (2012-2017). He was also Human Resources Director at Héroux Devtek of Longueuil (1988-1994) and Assistant Director of Human Resources at Marine Industries (1985-1988). The latter has a university education in industrial relations, finance and management. He is a CRIA Fellow, a commendation for recognizing all of his career achievements, as well as his contribution to human resources and labor relations. Fellow CRIA, une mention d’excellence pour souligner l’ensemble des réalisations d’une carrière, ainsi que sa contribution en matière de ressources humaines et de relations de travail.
Involved in the cultural community of Longueuil, Mr. Léveillé's contribution was highlighted in 2015 at the Gala de la culture de Longueuil where he received the Prix Implication for his contribution to the promotion of arts and culture. In addition to sitting on the board of directors of the Foundation and being president and CEO of the Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil from 2010, he was vice-chairman from 2005-2010 of the board of directors of the Fondation Père-Lindsay, which maintain musical camps and scholarships for families with low income.
His expertise as a manager, his understanding of political issues and his ability to bring people together around common goals are widely recognized in the community.