Female entrepreneurship is an integral part of kotmo's identity. The company's two associates, Céline Juppeau and Cindy Couture, work every day to bring Quebec talent to the forefront through the promotional products industry. Conscious of the positive impact their business has, they and the team help organizations turn to local and sustainable solutions to promote their brand. 

Meet our two associates:

Céline Juppeau


An interior architect and designer by training, Céline studied between Canada and France. During her master's degree in project management at the University of Montreal, she co-founded the Bellastock Quebec Festival - an experimental architecture festival with a theme of reuse and collaboration. Her training led her to work in Paris, Beirut, Montreal and New York.

After her master's degree in 2014, she decided to found her company kotmo, a B Corp certified company with a mission to radically transform the promotional products industry.

Passionate about design and sustainability, she believes that these two areas are key to building the future. Céline is involved in causes that are close to her heart, namely the involvement of youth and the place of women in our society. She is often asked to discuss sustainable development and the local economy at conferences and panels. 


The kotmo object that defines it most:

"The wooden planter to assemble since like the herbs in the planter, I like to see the ideas we sow grow!"


Learn more about Céline:

Podcast B Corp effect of BDC - Kotmo: Gifts that are keepers

Podcast Né pour un gros pain - Le Québec Inc. Mène le Changement


Cindy Couture


Designer, entrepreneur, journalist and strategist, Cindy is passionate about environmentally friendly creative solutions. For her, there's no point in creating if you're going to pollute.

She joined kotmo as a partner in 2015 with the hope of revolutionizing the promotional products industry by offering sustainable, local and design solutions. With over 15 years of experience in communications and marketing, her role is to lead the company to ever more innovative ideas and projects.

An honours graduate of the University of Montreal with a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, she uses her knowledge to propose new locally made objects and works to establish links with local partners. Recently, she piloted the company's graphic redesign to ensure that the company's image is impeccable and that its methods respect both kotmo's values and her own.

As a mother of three, she combines work and family life to be present with her family while managing the growth of kotmo.


The kotmo object that defines it most:

"The fanny pack since with my role as a mom and entrepreneur, I am always in the thick of things and need to have everything on hand at all times!"


Learn more about Cindy:

Annuaire des conférencières de la Jeune Chambre de Commerce des Femmes du Québec (JCCFQ)



Marie-Pier Primeau

Responsable - Lead sustainable marketing