Jean Lalande is General Manager, Corporate Development for Canada Post. Since 2000, he has been responsible for the development of strategic business opportunities with external organizations including acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, alliances and divestitures. As such, he is the lead for the assessment including strategic fit, the due diligence, the negotiations, the structuring and for getting approval of potential deals. He also led various dispute resolution processes to address important business and shareholder issues.
Jean joined Canada Post in 1989 and held roles in Finance, Commercial Operations and Corporate Development. Prior to that date, Jean worked at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton in the areas of assurance, insolvency and turnaround.
Jean graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and holds the designation of CPA, CGA. He has also completed the Queen’s School of Business Executive Development Program and the Fundamentals of Governance at McGill Executive Institute.