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Jack Benzaquen - Past President

Jack Benzaquen

Past President

City Manager, City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux
12001 Salaberry
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC
H9B 2A7
Tel: (514) 684-7395

Jack Benzaquen has been employed since 2000 as the City Manager for the City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, a City of 50,000 in the West Island of Montreal, Quebec.

Prior to entering the world of municipal administration, Jack worked the first seven years of his career as a project engineer at GoodYear Canada and Johnson & Johnson.  In 1991, Benzaquen was hired as the Director of Technical Services at the Jewish General Hospital. His achievements were recognized by the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal who named him 'Jeune cadre du Québec' in 1995, and in the following year, the HEC honoured him with an achievement award.

Jack has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique, an MBA from the HEC Montreal and a university degree in governance from the College des administrateurs de sociétés of the Université Laval.

Throughout his career, Jack has been active in his profession and his community serving on various boards and committees.  He was the President of the Association des Directeurs Généraux des Municipalités du Québec (ADGMQ) from 2011 to 2014 and is currently the President of the Centre d'expertise et de recherches en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU), since 2019. 

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