Vice-president and general manager of Boone Plumbing & Heating Supply retires: Successor named

Joe Desjardins

Special to Ontario Construction News

Boone Plumbing & Heating Supply in Ottawa has provided the following statement to Ontario Construction News.

After an impressive 42-year career, Joe Desjardins has retired as vice-president and general manager of Boone Plumbing & Heating Supply, effective June 28.

Joe began his journey with the company on Jan. 4, 1982 as an HVAC sales representative. Over the years, his dedication, positive attitude, and natural leadership abilities led to numerous promotions, making him a cornerstone of the company’s growth and success. His leadership style, marked by integrity and a people-first approach, has fostered a collaborative and productive work environment.

Joe’s unwavering commitment to excellence and ability to inspire his colleagues have helped Boone Plumbing & Heating Supply navigate industry challenges and changes. As he steps into retirement, he leaves behind a legacy of hard work, dedication, and leadership that will continue to inspire future generations at the company.

His contributions have been invaluable, and his presence will be greatly missed. The company, along with his colleagues and many friends, wishes Joe a well-deserved retirement filled with joy, relaxation, and new adventures.

Luc Desrosiers
Luc Desrosiers

Joe’s successor, Luc Desrosiers, is exceptionally well-prepared to take the helm.
Having been with Boone since 1985, Luc’s journey from warehouse clerk to various key roles, including manager of the Boone Gatineau branch, showcases his dedication and capability. His promotion to senior sales director in 2012, following his acquisition of an MBA from the University of Ottawa, further solidified his expertise and readiness for leadership. Luc’s extensive industry knowledge and deep-rooted experience make him the ideal candidate to guide Boone into its next phase.

Luc is privileged to collaborate with an outstanding team, which will play a pivotal role in Boone’s growth and success. As the new vice-president and general manager, Luc is dedicated to fostering innovation, spearheading strategic growth initiatives, and guiding the team towards sustained excellence. His leadership is expected to inspire and motivate the team, ensuring that Boone remains a leader in the industry.

A key aspect of Boone’s ongoing success will be their unwavering commitment to offering exceptional customer service. By prioritizing the needs and satisfaction of their customers, Boone can ensure that every interaction reflects their dedication to quality and excellence.
Luc understands the importance of nurturing strong customer relationships and is dedicated to maintaining Boone’s reputation for reliability and superior service. With Luc Desrosiers at the helm, Boone is poised for a bright and prosperous future under a leader who values their employees, customers and suppliers.


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