David Murray


Président, Hydro-Québec Distribution chez Hydro Québec

David Murray took office as President of Hydro-Québec Distribution in September 2016. This Hydro-Québec division provides a secure supply of electricity to the Québec market by means of a distribution grid comprising more than 112,000 km of lines. The division has 6,000 employees serving 4 million customers throughout Québec. From October 2015 to September 2016, David Murray was Vice President – Information and Communications Technologies at Hydro-Québec. In this capacity, he was responsible for activities related to information and telecommunication systems. Mr. Murray has over 20 years of experience in large corporations, having worked for Bombardier, Flextronics, Nortel Networks and Rolls Royce. A dynamic and inspiring leader, he has played a pivotal role in bringing about organizational changes through the implementation of enterprise resource planning systems and other technological tools designed to increase efficiency and productivity. Prior to joining Hydro-Québec, David Murray held a number of strategic management positions at Bombardier Aerospace, where he contributed to the creation of Bombardier Business Aircraft. From March 2014 to September 2015, he served as Vice President and General Manager responsible for the Learjet 70/75 programs and the Learjet plant in Wichita, Kansas. An executive member of the Aeronautical Industries Association of America and representative of the General Aviation Manufacturing Association, he also oversaw Bombardier’s relations with Kansas government authorities. Mr. Murray sits on the board of directors of Centraide of Greater Montreal and of Caisse Desjardins Hydro. He also serves as a governor of the Mouvement québécois de la qualité. Mr. Murray holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (1992) from HEC Montréal.