Hubert T. Lacroix
President and CEO, CBC/Radio-Canada (Canada)
Hubert T. Lacroix was appointed President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada on November 5, 2007, for a five-year term and reappointed until December 31, 2017.
Mr. Lacroix is an ardent defender and advocate for public broadcasting in Canada and around the world. As President and CEO, Mr. Lacroix is responsible for overseeing the management of CBC/Radio-Canada to ensure that Canada’s national public broadcaster delivers on the various aspects of its mandate, including the ambitious digital transformation set out in its five-year strategic plan, and continues to offer Canadians a broad spectrum of high-quality programming that informs, enlightens and entertains, and that is created by, for and about Canadians.
Before joining CBC/Radio-Canada, Mr. Lacroix was a special counsel in the law firm Stikeman Elliott. Before that, he acted as Executive Chairman of Telemedia Corporation, and was a senior partner at McCarthy Tétrault for nearly 20 years. He also sat on the board of directors for several major corporations and non-profit organizations.