Magnus Poirier, a five-generation family business, has nearly 200 employees, of whom about 20 are members of the Poirier family. The sense of belonging that animates the entire Magnus Poirier team is reflected in the loyalty to the company of several families of employees who commit themselves to it from generation to generation.
Board of directors
From left to right: Jacques Poirier (president and CEO), Nancy Quesnel (v-p operations) et Pierre Savard (v-p finances).
Normand Bouthillier, Dominique Miron, Marc Parisé, Mélanie Poirier, Nathalie Poirier,
Nathalie Turcotte et François Vézina.
Directors of Operations
Marie-Josée April, Philippe Dionne, Geneviève Poirier, Marc-Andre Poirier, Benoit Poirier et Simon Poirier.
Salvatore Agostino, Rabah Belkahla, Elodie Bissonnette, Eric Bourgeois, Marie-Madeleine Cao, Mario Di Liello, Normand Gratton, Jacques Laurent, Tommy Lummia, Hector Mansilla, Mohamed Ouezzani, John Palazzo, Isabelle Paradis, Marc-Eddy Riodin, Antonio Rodrigues, Lyne Ruel et Lam Du Than.
Lyne Beaucage, Martine Chardon, Marie-Christine Parisé et Geneviève Plante.
Réal Harrison and Vincent Savy.
Magnus Poirier is distinguished by its continuing education program, which not only contributes to the development of its own employees, but also to the growth of the profession. Here are some of the training courses offered by Magnus Poirier:
- continuous improvement of quality
- communication and personnel management
- multiple language courses
- etiquette and propriety
- technical training for thanatopractors
- management of major disasters
- emotional management
- first aid
- international repatriation
- value-added customer service
- psychological support
- estate support
Coopérative de Travailleurs Actionnaire (CTA)
The Cooperative of Shareholder Workers of Magnus Poirier (CTA) was established in 2001. It has enabled its approximately 135 members to become collectively shareholders of the company. This participation amounts to 25% of the company. The President and the Secretary-Treasurer sit on the board of Magnus Poirier and, consequently, participate in the decision-making process.
In addition to increasing employees' sense of belonging, participation in the company stimulates their desire to see it flourish. In addition, it enables its members to build up an attractive pension fund at a lower cost through the Cooperative Investment System (RIC).
Through CTA, Magnus Poirier has become a cooperative since 2001.
Conseil d’administration du CTA Magnus Poirier :
Pierre Savard, president
Vincent Savy, vice-president
Nicolas Blain, secretary-treasurer
Pascal Massé, administrator
John Palazzo, administrator
Elodie Bissonnette, administratror
Normand Bouthillier, administrator