Dr Sylvain Boucher
Dr Boucher has been an entrepreneur in healthcare and medical technology for close to twenty years. He studied kinesiology and graduated from Université de Montréal in optometry, in 1994. Later, a visit to western Canada led him to exercise his profession: He joined IRIS, Le Groupe Visuel in 1996. He successfully launched over a dozen franchises and became company vice-president, shareholder and administrator in 1999.
Dr Boucher actively participated in the purchase of Groupe Fort Optical in 2002. This acquisition positioned IRIS as the leader in opticals in Quebec and across Canada. Groupe IRIS sales progressed significantly under his mandate.
In 2005, Dr Boucher became president-CEO and shareholder at Ergoresearch.
Mrs Boucher is an entrepreneur and founder of la Clinique du Pied Équilibre, which was sold to Ergoresearch in March 2005. Her clinical skills and ability to integrate new technologies into her practice are unique. A member of the Ergoresearch Board of Directors since April 2005, Mr Sylvain Boucher is her brother.
Mrs Lauzon holds an MBA and is a member of l’Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec. She has worked for several years in operational and financial strategic development, process optimization and entreprise resource planning (ERP) and integration, and assumed various key management advisory roles in the areas of strategic planning and business process implementation.
Mrs Lauzon’s experitise has led her to hold a number of positions, of which senior consultant, business strategy and market positioning (2010-2013); national grid senior analyst – retail and financial operations, Rona (2005-2009); SAP project management and financial systems controller, Sobeys (2004-2005); manager of retail accounting, Métro (2000-2004); and corporate controller – accountant/auditor (1991-2000)
Mr Petit has been Director of Operations at la Clinique du Pied Équilibre since 2007. Under his stewardship, this subsidiary has known a stunning progression. He was promoted to VP–Operations at Ergoresearch in Fall 2010. Mr Petit has been an entrepreneur from a very young age. He was co-owner of the active lifestyle banner Québec Sportif, which was sold to Groupe Forzani in 1995. He later successfully exploited various business endeavours in the area of swimming pools and recreational spas.
Louis Desrosiers, Eng., M.Sc
Vice-President, Research and Development
Mr Desrosiers is a development and innovation technology specialist. He has over 20 years’ experience in the industrial manufacturing sector in addition to 10 years in orthopedics. Among other pursuits, he was co-owner of the Autonomie Santé banner.