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Pierre Boivin, Order of Canada (born October 28, 1953) is a French Canadian businessman and current president of the Montreal Canadiens since September 2, 1999, succeeding Ronald Corey.

BusinessEdit

At the age of 25, he founded Norvinca Sports.[1] It would become the largest sporting goods distributor in Canada. In later years, he would become the Chief Executive Officer for Canstar Inc.[2] The company owned the Cooper and Bauer sports equipment brands.

SportsEdit

Prior to the beginning of the 1999–2000 Montreal Canadiens season, Boivin was named as the new President of the Montreal Canadiens. One of his first key moves was during the 2000–01 Montreal Canadiens season, when he fired general manager Rejean Houle and head coach Alain Vigneault in November 2000.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Montreal Canadiens:100 Years of Glory, D’Arcy Jenish, p.293, Published in Canada by Doubleday, 2009, ISBN 978-0-385-66325-0
  2. The Montreal Canadiens:100 Years of Glory, D’Arcy Jenish, p.293, Published in Canada by Doubleday, 2009, ISBN 978-0-385-66325-0
  3. The Montreal Canadiens:100 Years of Glory, D’Arcy Jenish, p.293, Published in Canada by Doubleday, 2009, ISBN 978-0-385-66325-0

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Preceded by
Ronald Corey
President of the Montreal Canadiens
1999 – present
Incumbent

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