Normand Porlier


Vice President


Phone: 514.934.3550
Address: 1981 McGill College, 11th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 0G6

Career Profile

Normand Porlier is an information technology (IT) professional and a generalist with more than 30 years of experience. Over the past 15 years, he has been in charge of the IT departments of large Québec companies, in particular for organizations operating in the gas distribution, manufacturing, media and insurance sectors. He joined Richter in 2011.

Current Position and Responsibilities

Norman’s duties include ensuring the sound management of all of the firm’s IT-related activities so that they meet operating and strategic requirements. He also manages the project office in addition to being in charge of the firm’s administrative services.

Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

  • Member of the Réseau Action TI, since 1999
  • Member of the Réseau METIQ, since 2009

Academic Background

  • MGP (Master’s Degree in Project Management), Université du Québec à Montréal, 2009
  • MBA, HEC Montréal, 1997
  • B. Man., (Bachelor of Management), HEC Montréal, 1994
  • DEC in Information Technology, Collège de Maisonneuve, 1979


  • “La gestion documentaire,” Réseau METIQ, 2012
  • “Cloud Computing,” Forum CIO, 2009
  • “L’impartition, le défi au quotidien,” Réseau Action TI, 2004
  • “Les TI au sein des organisations,” Collège de Maisonneuve, 2001 and 2003
  • “L’impact d’un progiciel intégré au sein des organisations,” Fédération de l’informatique (FIQ) du Québec, 2002
  • “Entente de service avec la clientèle interne,” Institut international de recherche, 1999

Additional Information

  • Fund-raising director for the St-Léonard synchronized skating team (2000-2004)
  • Chairman and secretary of a gymnastics club (1992-2002)

  • Inspiration…
  • Using information technology to solve strategic and operating problems.
  • “Implementing new technology takes time, but with a people-oriented approach we will succeed.”
  • Steve Jobs