J. Pierre Brunet
J. Pierre Brunet joined Concordia’s Faculty of Commerce and Administration, now the John Molson School of Business, in 1972, after an earlier career in industry. He holds an MBA from Queen’s University and a PhD in strategy at l’École des Hautes Études Commerciales [HEC] in Montreal.
Pierre has taught Organizational Behaviour, Management and Business Strategy courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was also director of the Concordia Executive MBA Program for a three-year term and a member of the university Senate.
In June 1999, Pierre took early retirement from the university and became president of Moody Industries Inc., a manufacturer of material handling equipment, until November 2000.
Pierre has sat on a number of corporate boards. At Concordia, he was a founding member of the board of directors of the International MBA Case Competition and of the Faculty of Commerce and Administration Advisory Board.
For several years he was also a regular business analyst and commentator on CBC Montreal TV newscasts.