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Gilles Larivière, founder of Horwath HTL Canada, has died

Peter Gaudet, senior partner at Horwath HTL has announced the passing of one of the firm's founders. Gilles Larivière died on August 10, 2022, at the age of 70.

Gilles Lariviere

Larivière was a major player in the tourism and hospitality industries for the past 50 years. For more than 40 years, until his retirement in 2021, Larivière was the founding president of the Montréal chapter of Horwath HTL. 

Beyond his impressive career, it is the human that will be remembered. With his advice, great wisdom and excellent pedagogy, Gilles remained the chief consultant and reference for all of Horwath’s past and present employees. 

Since my beginnings with Horwath in 1990, Gilles has always been the cornerstone of the firm, sharing his impressive knowledge with everyone, employees and clients alike, while being a strong mentor. It will be greatly missed,” said Gaudet.

Our thoughts are with his wife, Diane, and daughters, Fannie and Sophie, as well as all his loved ones for this sad departure,” says Sylvain Drouin, associé of Horwath HTL.