Michel Côté has over 30 years of experience in managing mid and large sized businesses. He has held the titles President and CEO, Vice-President and General Manager, and Vice-President Operations and Business Development in companies with interest in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Côté is a seasoned business executive who has gained valuable manufacturing, operational and turnaround business experience and insight in the aerospace (Pratt & Whitney), packaging (Continental Can, Twinpak and Rexam), toy (Megablock, Hedstrom), entertainment and publishing industries (Mendes, Tormont) and specialized product (SNC Defense). He obtained his Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Montréal and participated in the executive MBA program at the HEC Montréal in 1990. He joined Novacap in June 2001. Mr. Côté is the Chairman of the Board of KDC, Demers Ambulances and B.G.R. Saws. Mr. Côté is a driving force in these three companies, which he manages for Novacap.