Lapierre specializes in M&A, financing, commercial law and corporate governance
Marie-Josée Lapierre has been appointed as senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary at eStruxture Data Centers. Bringing over 20 years of experience in business law, acquired both in corporate and private practice, Lapierre specializes in mergers and acquisitions, financing, commercial law and corporate governance.
"I am thrilled to be joining an innovative industry leader like eStruxture," says Lapierre. "Since 2017, I've witnessed eStruxture's rapid growth. This growth was enabled by the company's strong knowledge of the Canadian market and its ability to cater to customers' specific needs. I look forward to helping eStruxture achieve new growth milestones and am grateful for the opportunity to join such a dynamic, talented team."
In her previous role, Lapierre was vice-president, legal affairs and secretary of Investissement Québec, whose mission is to contribute to the economic development of the province. She led legal affairs, including the teams responsible for loans and investments, governance and contracts. She also spent 15 years as director, legal affairs and assistant secretary at digital marketing company, Yellow Pages Limited, where she led the team responsible for corporate governance and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and commercial law.
"We were very impressed with the depth of Marie-Josée's experience, having worn many hats throughout her legal career,” says Todd Coleman, president and CEO of eStruxture. "Her experience with M&A, operational support and process improvements also aligns with the future endeavors of the company."
Headquartered in Montreal, eStruxture is a Canadian-owned cloud and carrier-neutral data center provider. It offers colocation, private cloud, managed services, bandwidth, and security and support services to customers of all sizes.