Real Estate and Development
New Look Eyewear Inc.
Claire Boulanger has occupied the position of Vice President, Real Estate and Development of New Look since January 1, 2007. Ms. Boulanger joined New Look in January 2005 as Director of Real Estate and Development. Prior to joining New Look, Ms. Boulanger was, from 2003, Vice President of two restaurant franchisors in Montréal and was involved with operational policies and strategic planning. Between 2001 and 2003, she was Director of Real Estate of Second Cup in Toronto and was responsible for all lease negotiations and development for eastern Ontario, Québec, the Maritimes and British Columbia. Between 1998 and 2001, she was a principal in a real estate development company and a Vice President of a real estate services company in British Colombia. Ms. Boulanger was a regional manager for Western Canada for a major insurance company, developed and operated a pizza franchise business, was property manager for bankruptcy trustees and held several accounting positions, all in Montréal. She earned her Bachelor of Administration from Concordia University and became a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers in 1980, earned her CGA in 1983 and has earned various certificates related to insurance and property management. Ms. Boulanger has served as a director on several boards of industry related non-profit organizations and associations as well as on the board of the Société immobilière du Québec since 2004. She has recently obtained her Board Director Accreditation from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés of Laval University.