Prof.Chebat holds the Omer DeSerres Commerce Chair at the Hautes études commerciales (HEC Montreal)and is a member of the Royal Society of Canada having been selected in 1996. Among other professional citations, he has received the Pierre-Laurin Prize for his research work and le prix Stratège for his efforts in advancing the science of marketing. The latter was given by the Marketing Association of Montréal in recognition of his lifetime work in developing groundbreaking approaches in economic forecasting.
He was recently named a Chevalier of the Ordre nationale du Québec. He was honored for his work in the area of consumer purchasing patterns in which he is a global authority.