Mayor Gérald Tremblay at the 2007 Montreal Saint Patrick's Day Parade.
Gérald Tremblay (born September 20, 1942 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian politician currently serving his second term as mayor of Montreal and as president of the Montreal Metropolitan Community. Before becoming mayor he had a long career in business and provincial politics.
Born in Ottawa, Gérald Tremblay grew up in Montreal. He was admitted to the Québec Bar in 1970 after receiving a law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1969, and he later received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He was in senior management in several financial institutions in Quebec until 1989, when he was elected to the National Assembly and served as Minister of Industry, Commerce, Science and Technology until 1994, in the government of Robert Bourassa.