As President of Massy Forget Langlois Public Relations, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2017, Mylène Forget has led this consulting firm since acquiring the family business in 2002. At the end of 2011, the firm was renamed Massy Forget Langlois Public Relations.
Mylène focuses her energies on strategic communications, as well as issue and crisis management, while supervising her team’s work on various projects.
She began her professional career practicing law with a Montreal-based law firm. She then served as a press secretary for a Quebec government minister, and then as a consultant with Massy-Forget until 1999, when she founded her own company, which she helmed as president for three years before acquiring the family firm.
Under her management, the firm has won 13 excellence awards presented by the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques du Québec as well as four by the Canadian Public Relations Society. The Réseau des femmes d’affaires du Québec also recognized her talents in 2014 by presenting her with the Prix femmes d’affaires du Québec in the Entrepreneure, moyenne entreprise category.
Mylène is a member of the board of directors of the Trans Canada Trail and Pro Bono Québec, a member of the Honorary Committee of Groupe Prospéro / Théâtre La Veillée and of the Conseil de programme en relations publiques de l’Université de Montréal. From 2011 to 2013, she helmed the Alliance des cabinets de relations publiques du Québec, which is comprised of most of the province’s major firms.
She often speaks at conferences, provides training and moderates panels for various organizations, including the Québec Bar, as well as during events for Les Affaires and Infopresse. She also acts as an expert commentator for print and broadcast media, specifically La Presse, CBC radio and TVA.
Mylène holds an International B.A. from Jean-de-Brébeuf College and a Bachelor of Law degree from the Université de Montréal, and also passed the Québec Bar exam.