Management team

At the helm: the company’s founder

Benoît Le Blanc

President - 25 years’ experience

Benoît Le Blanc

President - 25 years’ experience

He’s the visionary founder, still afire with the same contagious enthusiasm for his clients, his colleagues, his company and his industry. He’s the insatiable intellectual, the original and exceptional humanist-language-expert turned businessman-with-a-mission.

He’s the force behind the award-winning business model and unique outsourcing solution that has brought about the company’s lasting success by forging win-win client relationships. Revolutionary to this day, these accomplishments continue to prove their strategic, business, professional and profoundly human value on a daily basis.

Global Strategic Synergy

Odile Poliquin

First Vice-President - 25 years’ experience

Odile Poliquin

First Vice-President - 25 years’ experience

She’s the all-rounder who rallies the firm’s entire workforce, the better to leverage each individual strength. The president’s key stalwart, she also provides vital support to each of our teams to keep things running synergistically, at peak performance. She’s not just the fulcrum of our every function and action—she’s also our inspiration.

As the mastermind behind our brand and communication strategies, she also influences every level of our daily discussions with clients and colleagues, as much in terms of quality as effectiveness. Her overriding concerns? Keeping information flowing, seeing to the constant prevalence of teamwork and respect, reinforcing bonds and keeping us all deeply invested.

Business Development and Public Affairs

Claudette Monty

Executive Vice-President and Senior Associate
30 years’ experience

Claudette Monty

Executive Vice-President and Senior Associate
30 years’ experience

When it comes to robust growth, diversification and unparalleled client loyalty, she’s the best person for the job, hands down. Dynamic, persuasive, virtually everywhere at once, she cultivates each relationship with the same focus and attentiveness. With her incisive grasp of overall supply and demand, she also helps Versacom stay on track to reach its objectives, its target industries and its key clients.

Service

Nathalie Nicol

Vice-President - 25 years’ experience

Sylvie Lavoie

Director - Service - 20 years’ experience

Nathalie Nicol

Vice-President - 25 years’ experience

Insightful, sensitive, unfailingly constructive, she’s the one who cuts day-to-day challenges down to size for our clients, language professionals and project managers. Her astute, attentive guidance at every step of our experts’ work enables the success of every undertaking—even the most seemingly impossible. Her key strength? Pragmatic, personalized support that ensures optimal control and an informed use of the tools and processes vital to our effectiveness.

A seasoned language, management and education professional, she’s also Versacom’s most senior prime to work directly with our hundreds of dedicated contractual partners, forging liaisons and building loyalty among them.


Sylvie Lavoie

Director - Service - 20 years’ experience

She’s the customer service specialist who, every day, proficiently oversees the valiant army of project managers tasked with dazzling our clients with their speed and accuracy. Project analysis and assignment, estimates, schedules, documentation, communications and client relationships: these are just some of her key responsibilities.

While also personally steering highly complex projects, she ensures that our frontline interventions harmonize with our overall operational, administration and business development strategies.

Client Relations

Greta Sterle

Vice-President - 25 years’ experience

Greta Sterle

Vice-President - 25 years’ experience

She keeps her finger firmly on the pulse of the realities and pressures faced by each client. Carefully analyzing every need in terms of its specific context, she leaves no stone unturned until she’s found the type of support most suited to the situation at hand. Her formidable perseverance and patience help her unerringly detect the best solution every time—solutions she then translates into action and processes that make us even more effective.

Her background as a manager and language expert lets her systematically reconcile all imperatives, be they professional, operational, technological, commercial or administrative.

Administration

Lisette Bénard

Assistant Vice-President - 30 years’ experience

Lisette Bénard

Assistant Vice-President - 30 years’ experience

She’s our bastion of integrity, the proactive force for probity who has watched over our interests and yours since day one. Her entire career has been devoted to managing and administering professional language services. She knows the ins and outs of just about every key procedure—and and how each of them has evolved in the company over more than 15 years.

She’s the one who ensures absolute accuracy in all our data, billing, records and reports. The one who keeps things running smoothly through her attention to business processes and operational logistics. And the one who promptly executes all initiatives designed to support our clients and managers in their decision-making processes.

Professional services

Benoît Ouellette

Senior Director - 20 years’ experience

Henri Tremblay

Consulting Reviser and Associate - 30 years’ experience

Benoît Ouellette

Senior Director - 20 years’ experience

He’s the elite reviser, the rallying force mandated to oversee our powerful team of language resources, also representing them and their concerns when addressing key issues, whether from an operational or business perspective. With colleagues and clients alike, he listens, explains, and carefully analyzes so as not to miss a single nuance of the dynamics at play, the better to ensure a climate of synergy and cooperation.

Be it linguistic standards or word choices, professional practices or modes of collaboration, he’s the one who pinpoints the best solution for bringing everyone on board and harmonizing needs with procedures, all of it with an eye to continued improvement.

Henri Tremblay

Consulting Reviser and Associate - 30 years’ experience

He’s the fount of knowledge, so utterly reliable that even the biggest clients know they never need lose a minute proofreading his texts. He’s also been instrumental to Versacom’s development, a pillar whose vision and confidence helped propel the firm into the major leagues right from the start.

By turns supervisor, client, and our president’s right-hand man and staunch ally, over the years this dual degree holder (science and translation) has tirelessly helped fine-tune our tools and work methods, and shared his wisdom with the promising new generation of professional revisers.

Information Technologies

Steve Gélinas

Director - 15 years’ experience

Steve Gélinas

Director - 15 years’ experience

Visionary heir to an infrastructure recognized by the largest financial institutions for its outstanding security, reliability and availability, he’s the unifying force who plans, administers and optimizes our full array of technological resources.

He combines 24-hour uncompromising asset protection with that unique access flexibility that drives our success and prevalence in the language industry. His ability to meet and master challenges, his conversance with policy and his encyclopedic knowledge of the environment: all of these lead him straight to the right solution in any situation.

Research and Development

Stanislas Biron

Director - 10 years’ experience

Stanislas Biron

Director - 10 years’ experience

Bitten by the Versacom bug as an intern during his college days, he joined the firm as a permanent (and decidedly welcome) team member after graduating from university. He’s the beaming whiz kid who co developed the exclusive management system that has garnered Versacom its R&D certification.

Today, he assumes official paternity of this exceptionally intelligent and well-integrated system, which he upgrades through hundreds of innovations each year. The result: end to-end language management technologies that ally unmatched strategic and operational expertise with the unprecedented ability to adapt to challenges as they occur. All we can say is, watch this space!

Communication

Véronique Décarie

Director - 25 years’ experience

Véronique Décarie

Director - 25 years’ experience

She’s responsible for crafting a clear, proud and distinct voice for Versacom at every level. Whether the aim is to present, particularize, position, promote or rally, she translates ideas and strategies into targeted messages that hit home.

Communication isn’t just a matter of relaying information: every tool, document and statement must also convey the company’s core values and unique identity. Luckily, she’s worked in the industry for over two decades and has spent the last 10 years eagerly supporting its leading player—Versacom.

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