Anne Lachance

Managing Partner,President

"We are proud to work with some of the best talent in the business. By recruiting the best people, we are able to attract and service the best clients."

Anne is recognized as one of Canada’s leading corporate and financial communications practitioners, having spent the past 25 years advising companies in Canada and internationally on important strategic business and reputation communications issues.

Anne’s experience includes executive visibility and training, strategic positioning, crisis management, brand and reputation management, corporate social responsibility, investor relations and marketing communications, advising a wide range of companies and organizations including FICO Canada, Aviva Canada, SecureKey, AIMIA, Porsche Canada and D+H.

Prior to founding Kaiser Lachance Communications, Anne was senior vice president and senior partner at FleishmanHillard, a global full service communications firm, where she founded and led the Canadian financial and investor communications practice while also serving as co-chair for its global practice group. Anne has led communications for a number of Canada’s major M&A transactions and proxy battles, including the divestitures of Sherritt’s coal business, Eastmain Resources’ proxy battle, Canadian Tire’s acquisition of Forzani Group and the AIMIA acquisitions of UK based LMG and U.S.-based Carlson Marketing.

Anne began her communications career in Montréal, where she specialized in providing investor relations services for publicly traded companies.

Anne is active in the community. She currently serves on the board of JA Canada and a member of its Board Affairs committee. Over the past few years, she served on the Investment Industry Association of Canada’s (IIAC) Member Services committee and the Technology and Communications committee of the CFA Toronto Society. In addition, she is a long-standing member of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) and has served on both CIRI Ontario and CIRI national boards as well as chaired both the Ontario and national Marketing committees. Anne has published a number of articles in industry publications and has been a speaker at various industry events.

Anne studied business at Champlain College and McGill University and completed the Canadian Securities Course with honours. Having been raised in Québec, Anne is bilingual in English and French.