HEC names downtown building after Hélène Desmarais

March 25, 2021
HEC Montréal has announced that its future downtown building, which is currently under construction, will be named after Hélène Desmarais in recognition of her contributions. The article explains that the name will honour Desmarais’s on-going commitment to HEC and will recognize a $7M donation from the Paul and Hélène Desmarais family. The donation will provide 60% of the funds for the construction of the building, which HEC anticipates completing in Fall 2022. The article says that this is the first time in the institution’s history that it has named one of its buildings. HEC (QC)