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OUR HISTORY

Passion... over the years

1940

François Miville-Deschênes acquires Langelier & Fils (founded in 1936) which became Deschênes & Fils Ltée, a plumbing and heating wholesaler located at 1203 Notre-Dame East in Montréal.

1959

1973

François' three sons acquire their father's shares.

Jacques acquires his brothers' shares at the same price offered by a potential buyer. He then becomes President General Manager and invites Deschênes & Fils' two main managers to join the shareholding. They will retire in 1982 and 1992 and their shares will be bought by Les Entreprises Mirca Inc.

1988

Creation of Deschênes Group Inc. which will become the parent company.

2000

Jacques Deschênes hands over the torch to his oldest son, Martin, who is appointed Deschênes Group Inc.'s President and Chief Operating Officer. Jacques maintains the responsibilities of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

2017

2017 (Jan) Martin Deschênes hands over the torch to his younger brother, François, who is appointed Deschênes Group Inc.'s President and Chief Executive Officer. Martin is appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Board.

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