Marie-Josée Lamothe

Managing Director, Branding
Google Canada

MARIE-JOSÉE LAMOTHE isManaging Director of Branding and Quebec at Google Canada. A 20 year veteran ofthe competitive world of Consumer Product Marketing, Marie Josée Lamothe isbest noted for her expertise in International Branding. Prior to joining GoogleCanada, she held various roles during her 12 years at L’Oréal fromInternational Marketing Director, in France to Vice President and General Managerluxury brands in Canada, and since 2010, as CMO and CCO in Canada where hermain mandate was to leverage the strengths of digital to help L’Oréal’s 33beauty brands compete. Marie Josée was recognized in both 2013 and 2012 among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women inthe Financial Post and WXN as well as Canada’sMarketers of the Year by Strategy magazine. In 2013, Social MediaMagazine named her one of the Top100 CMO's on Twitter and most recently, Forbes Magazine recognizedher as a 2014 Top Marketing Minds ToFollow on Twitter. Marie Josée Lamothe is a jury member forvarious Canadian commissions and associations in the Marketing, Communicationand Digital fields. She also regularly participates in conferences on thosethemes. Marie Josée lives in Montreal and is a proud mom of 3. She is activelyinvolved in Canadian organizations that promote education and solidarity suchas the John Molson School of Business Advisory Board (Concordia University) andthe Women Center of Montreal Board.