Kéroul’s Chairwoman Isabelle Ducharme is delighted to announce that Michel Barbier has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the organization.
In addition holding a Master of Public Administration, Michel Barbier has extensive management experience. Over the last 25 years, he has had a leadership role in the municipal recreation departments of LeMoyne and Saint-Lambert. His keen understanding of the realities for organizations in the leisure sector will enable him to clearly express the issues, and to rally employees, partners and stakeholders, with the aim of meeting the organization’s strategic objectives.
As of December 9th, Barbier will take over from André Leclerc, CEO and founder of Kéroul, who is retiring after 40 years of unwavering efforts.
Founded in 1979, Kéroul is a non-profit organization devoted to developing accessible tourism and cultural facilities and activities, as well as to providing transportation services for people with limited mobility. As the key consultant in matters of accessibility to the Ministère du Tourisme du Québec, Kéroul manages the Tourism Establishment Accessibility Program.