New General Manager for CTA

SHERBROOKE, Qc, Sept. 6, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of the Centre de technologies avancées BRP - Université de Sherbrooke (CTA) today announced the nomination of its new General Manager, Steve Langlais.

"We are pleased that Steve agreed to join the CTA team," said Gérard Lachiver, Vice-Chairman of the Board. "His technical knowledge and management experience, acquired over 15 years as a member of BRP's engineering team, will greatly benefit the organization and provide continuity in CTA's general management."

Steve has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Université Laval and an MBA from Université de Sherbrooke. A BRP employee since 1996, Steve has held a number of positions in the R&D department. For the last three years, he has been a director within the development team for Can-Am all-terrain vehicles and side-by-side vehicles. His nomination is effective immediately.

Mihai Rasidescu returns to BRP while continuing to assume the role of Chairman of the CTA Board for the next two years as requested by the members of the Board.

About the CTA
The Centre de technologies avancées BRP - Université de Sherbrooke (CTA) is a research and innovation centre that brings together university researchers, masters and doctoral students, and leading-edge engineers in the field of motorized recreational vehicles. The CTA currently employs about 70 highly qualified people from seven different countries, more than a third of whom are masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral students who receive more than half a million dollars in financial support from the CTA each year.

www.cta-brp-udes.com

SOURCE Centre de technologies avancées BRP-Université de Sherbrooke

For further information:

Gérard Lachiver, Vice-Chairman of the Board, 819-560-2678,
Gerard.lachiver@usherbrooke.ca

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