MONTREAL, June 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Danièle Bergeron, President at
Mobilia, and Alain Masse, Executive Vice President, Operations at NAPA
Auto Parts, were appointed to the IRCM Foundation's Board of Directors
during the Board meeting held yesterday.
"We are pleased to welcome them both to our Board," says André J.P.
Couillard, President of the IRCM Foundation. "They bring new expertise
that will undoubtedly contribute to our Foundation's growth and
Danièle Bergeron holds a Master's in business administration and the title of
Administratrice de société certifiée (certified corporate director).
Throughout her career, she has acquired strong management experience in
the retail and manufacturing sectors. She held the position of
Executive Vice President, Retail Division at Ogilvy, then joined Jacob
Boutiques as Vice President, Product. She has been President of the
home furnishings company Mobilia since 2011.
Alain Masse has a degree in business administration from HEC Montréal. Before his
current position, he was Executive Vice President of the Heavy Vehicle
Parts Division. NAPA Auto Parts is a subsidiary of UAP Inc., the
Canadian leader in the distribution, merchandising and remanufacturing
of automotive parts and replacement accessories for cars, truck and
heavy vehicles. Previously, Mr. Masse held the position of President
and General Manager of Cantrex.
About the IRCM Foundation
The IRCM Foundation (www.ircm.qc.ca/fondation) raises funds to support research and training activities at the IRCM.
The Foundation is currently conducting a major fundraising campaign, Give for Life, which aims to support the IRCM's priority projects for the coming
About the IRCM
The IRCM (www.ircm.qc.ca) is a renowned biomedical research institute located in the heart of
Montréal's university district. Founded in 1967, it is currently
comprised of 35 research units. The IRCM is affiliated with the
Université de Montréal, and the IRCM Clinic is associated to the Centre
hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM). It also maintains a
long-standing association with McGill University. The IRCM is funded by
the Quebec ministry of Economy, Innovation and Export Trade (Ministère
de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations).
SOURCE: Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)
For further information:
Communications Director, IRCM