PHILADELPHIA, PA, TORONTO, ON and MONTREAL, QC, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ -
EnerTech Capital is pleased to announce they have hired leading
cleantech/energy technology executive Anne-Marie Bourgeois as Vice
President, Investments. Anne-Marie is based in Montreal and will be
responsible for leading EnerTech Capital's investment activities in
Québec as well as building relationships on a global basis.
Anne-Marie has a strong operational background, with 17 years of
experience working with cleantech and energy technology companies
related to industrial processes, waste management, materials,
transportation, water, biofuels and agro-industry. Anne-Marie has been
involved in the early-stage financing of many technology companies with
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), as well as an
executive in residence and business development specialist with
International Services for Sustainable Development (SIDD).
Anne-Marie is passionate about helping ambitious entrepreneurs grow
their ventures and become world leaders in their spaces. She
established international corporate partnerships, go-to-market
strategies and first sales of disruptive technologies in North America
and emerging markets. Anne-Marie is also recognized for having
contributed to preparing exits through M&As.
With her hands-on experience and her capacity to work fluently in
English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish, Anne-Marie builds on
EnerTech's focus to develop companies into international leaders and
deliver outstanding returns to investors.
"Anne-Marie is recognized as a cleantech/energy technology pioneer in
Quebec. She has been active for over 17 years in the industry, and
brings a real added value for companies" says Scott McKay. "Parti Québecois welcomes to Quebec EnerTech Capital, a major foreign
investor renowned in its field. This is exactly the kind of
investments that we aim for Quebec."
Scott McKay, Repentigny MNA
Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Senior Partner at Cycle Capital
Management is delighted that Anne-Marie Bourgeois has been appointed at
EnerTech Capital. "Cycle Capital welcomes EnerTech's intention to increase its presence
in Quebec. This is great news for the cleantech and energy industry.
Our concerted actions will, I am sure, bring out all the best for
entrepreneurs in Quebec and elsewhere" says Ms. Méthot.
"We are extremely excited to have Anne-Marie join the EnerTech team. We
have worked closely with Anne-Marie for many years and she clearly
represents the type of strong talent we were seeking as we expand our
platform. She brings significant domain knowledge and operating
experience in the cleantech/energy technology sector and helps build
out our strong focus in Canada. Having Anne-Marie in Montreal will
also help us develop significant linkages with the many emerging energy
technology companies in the Province along with strategic partners and
co-investors. Her extensive global rolodex combined with her strong
Quebec and Canada wide connections will help further enhance our
proprietary deal flow. Anne-Marie will work closely with the rest of
team in Canada (Toronto and Alberta) and our main office in
Wally Hunter, Managing Director, EnerTech Capital
"EnerTech Capital has an outstanding team of professionals; adding real
value for entrepreneurs in the energy technology sector. I am thrilled
and honoured to be part of such a great team. The team is composed of
energy and power specialists who deeply understand this business, and
help overcome challenges in this space."
Anne-Marie Bourgeois, Vice President, Investments, EnerTech Capital
With the recent first closing on its fourth fund (EnerTech Capital
Partners IV L.P.), EnerTech is continuing its strong focus on the
significant energy related opportunities in North America.
About EnerTech Capital
EnerTech Capital is a private investment firm focused on innovation in
the energy and power industries: early to mid stage companies that
offer products or services that dramatically improve the profitability
of producing or consuming energy. Founded in 1996, the firm has managed
approximately $450 million and has delivered 31 exits. EnerTech Capital
is currently investing out of its fourth fund and has offices in
Philadelphia, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary (fall 2012).
Image with caption: "Anne-Marie Bourgeois, Vice President, Investments (CNW Group/EnerTech Capital)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120912_C5800_PHOTO_EN_17704.jpg
SOURCE: EnerTech Capital
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CONTACT: Wally Hunter: 416-363-8563 firstname.lastname@example.org