Gender Equality Benefits Everyone

Isabelle Hudon

Co-Chair

G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council

Isabelle Hudon was appointed Ambassador of Canada to France and Monaco in September 2017. Prior to this appointment, she was Executive Chair of Sun Life Financial Quebec, and Senior Vice-President of client solutions at Sun Life Financial Canada. From August 2010 until September 2015, she acted as Sun Life Financial Quebec’s President. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Hudon was President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. She was awarded the Province of Quebec’s Medal of the National Assembly for her commitment to the cause of women’s ambition, and has also been named to the Top 100 list of Canada's Most Powerful Women in 2006, 2012 and 2013. Isabelle Hudon was a member of the Federal Government’s Advisory Council created to promote the participation of women on corporate boards. She is also the co-founder of L’Effet A, a movement that aims to help women achieve their professional ambitions.

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