Donald spent 25 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens organization. His extensive experience makes him a top advisor in communications management, public affairs and special events, including international sporting events. He also specializes in crisis and image management.
As Senior Vice President of Communications for the Canadiens until 2018, Donald successfully orchestrated media relations, communications and community outreach for one of the most recognized sports brands in all of professional sports. He played a key role in organizing the 2009 Canadiens Centennial celebrations and the national funerals of hockey legends Maurice Richard and Jean Béliveau. More recently, he has lent his experience and advice to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).
Prior to joining the Montreal Canadiens, Donald Beauchamp worked with Hockey Canada from 1985 to 1993 as Director of Communications and Marketing, including for the Calgary, Albertville and Lillehammer Winter Olympic Games. He also spent two years as head of the University of Ottawa’s sports information branch. In addition to his professional activities, Donald is a member of the provincial board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.