Speaker

Jean-Yves Germain Jean-Yves Germain

Co-President and Co-Founder
Germain Hôtels

Trained at the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec, Jean-Yves is Co-President of Group Germain Hotels. Gifted with a keen business sense, he is in charge of development, orchestrates financing, and supervises the construction of all the hotels.

Jean‑Yves began his career in the restaurant industry. It was where he first tried his hand at raising capital. Since then, he has mastered the structuring of investment funds and financial strategies for the company’s hotel developments. Group Germain Hotels, whose finances he runs, is ranked among the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada thanks to its economic and financial health.

Alongside his career as an hotelier, Jean-Yves is president of Casot ltée, a company based in Québec City that owns and operates a number of commercial and residential properties.

He is also chair of the board of directors of the Orchestre symphonique de Québec and is dedicated to several charities in the community.

Update: May 2018