Lévis loses a second director to Gatineau

Lévis loses second director to Gatineau

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A second director of the City of Lévis makes the leap to Gatineau. After the CEO, Simon Rousseau, it is the one who replaced him on an interim basis who accepts a position in the Municipality of the Outaouais.

Christian Tanguay had been assistant general manager of the City of Lévis since 2015. Last May, when former general manager Simon Rousseau chose to return to Gatineau to take up the same position, Mr. Tanguay was called on to take on the interim in Lévis, until a new general manager is hired.

It's his turn to make the transition. He accepted a position as Deputy Director General of Administration and Finance in the city of Mayor France Belisle. He will be in office from August 22.

“I welcome Mr. Tanguay, who is recognized for being an inspiring leader and who listens to his teams. Focused on the development of individuals, he promotes the commitment of his troops to the achievement of organizational objectives. Mr. Tanguay has an impressive sense of initiative and environment, which makes him an asset for the City of Gatineau,” said Simon Rousseau, in a press release. 

“Trigger”

Reached by telephone, the newcomer confirms that the departure of Simon Rousseau was for him a “trigger” to start thinking about his future. He points out that from the start, he had told the mayor of Lévis, Gilles Lehouillier, that the position of general manager did not interest him in the long term. He voluntarily chose to apply for the position of DGA in Gatineau, which had been posted for several years. It was not Mr. Rousseau who came to get him, he assures us. “I didn't get a pass. I went through the process like everyone else.”

“This is a great opportunity. […] That brings me an advancement , underlines Christian Tanguay, who speaks about the projects which are current in Gatineau, in particular the hospital and the tramway. “I will provide support to the organization [of the City] in the realization of these projects.”

At the time of writing these lines, the cabinet of the mayor of Lévis had not yet reacted. at the departure of Mr. Tanguay.

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