2016 Recipient – Louise Grondin

Louise Grondin was the daughter of dairy farmers and grew up in Saint-Nazaire-de-Berry, Quebec, working on the family farm. Excelling in both math and science and fueled by her love of problem solving, led her to study physics the University of Ottawa.

Since 2001, Louise has worked for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited and was appointed Senior Vice-President of Environmental and Sustainable Development, in 2010. Louise is a key member of the senior management team that has led the growth of Agnico Eagle from a single mine regional gold producer to a multi-mine international leader in gold mining.

2016 Trailblazer Award Winner - Louise Grondin