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CEO of Les entreprises Danièle Henkel Inc.

A woman of action with a big heart, Danièle Henkel is recognized for her business acumen, her determination and courage, qualities which have helped her become a pioneer in aesthetic medicine. She founded her eponymous company in 1997.

Passionate, genuine and empathetic, this businesswoman inspires and shares her experience through her lectures and books as well as on television, where her boldness, integrity and great communication skills have inspired participants as well as viewers of the program Dans l’œil du dragon.

In 2013, Ms. Henkel published her autobiography entitled Quand l’intuition trace la route and then in November 2015, a second book entitled Au cœur de mes valeurs, in which she shares her thoughts as a businesswoman and her outlook on life.

Since 2000, she has received several recognitions, notably Woman Entrepreneur of the Year from the Réseau des femmes d’affaires du Québec, the Medal of the National Assembly of Quebec, which highlights her participation in improving entrepreneurship in Quebec, the Tribute Award from the Montreal Women’s Y Foundation and, as part of the International Day of Trust, the award for business Person of the Year who instills the most trust in Quebecers for the year 2015.

As Chairman of the board of the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau and President of the Scleroderma Quebec fundraising campaign and of the major donation campaign for the financing of Espace Danse in the Wilder Building, Ms. Henkel’s mission is to promote the role of women and youth in the labour market and to be an involved citizen who inspires people to actively work together to improve the well-being of their community.