Position: EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT and GENERAL MANAGER, FACILITIES OPERATIONS
Alain Gauthier joined the Canadiens in 1987 as Director of Operations. He was named Vice President, Operations, Bell Centre, in 2000 and General Manager of the facilities in 2011. He is also responsible of the building operations at the Bell Sports Complex, the Canadiens’ practice rink in Brossard. He will soon assume the responsibility of all building-related operations at the new 10,000-seat venue to be known as Place Bell that will be built in Laval. Alain Gauthier currently works closely with the Laval management team on the functional plans and follows up on the progress in the construction. Gauthier supervises several departments totaling in excess of 800 employees. He was a key player in the construction of the Bell Centre in 1996, and the Bell Sports Complex. Alain Gauthier sits on several boards of directors and is a member of the Order of Engineers of Québec and a graduate from École Polytechnique de Montréal.